Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend.

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Grand Rapids, MI Local Forecast Office

4NM W Muskegon MI

Marine Point Forecast

  • Tonight


    W 16kt

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday


    NNW 23kt

    High: 34 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chc Snow

    NNW 20ktWinds Decreasing
    5ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chc Snow

    N 9kt

    High: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Snow

    WNW 7kt

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    S 8kt

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Partly Cloudy

    SE 14kt

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    S 20kt
    Waves Building6ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chc Showers

    SW 20kt

    Low: 37 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:05 pm CST Jan 22, 2018
Forecast Valid: 6pm CST Jan 22, 2018-6pm CST Jan 29, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

S wind 9 to 16 kt becoming W after midnight. Rain likely before 3am, then rain and snow. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
NNW wind 17 to 23 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Snow, mainly before noon. Waves 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday Night
NNW wind 15 to 20 kt decreasing to 9 to 14 kt after midnight. A slight chance of snow showers before midnight. Waves 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
N wind 7 to 9 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. A slight chance of snow showers. Waves around 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind around 7 kt becoming SW after midnight. A chance of snow showers, mainly after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
SSW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Thursday Night
SE wind 8 to 14 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
S wind 14 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 ft building to 6 ft.
Friday Night
SW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A slight chance of showers. Waves 6 to 8 ft.

Waves are for ice free areas.

This is the last Nearshore Marine Forecast (NSHGRR) issuance for the
season. The NSHGRR will again be issued around April 1st 2018, or as
conditions warrant.


  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 43.21°N 86.36°W
Last Update: 5:05 pm CST Jan 22, 2018
Forecast Valid: 6pm CST Jan 22, 2018-6pm CST Jan 29, 2018
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