Wintery Weather Stretching from the West Coast to the Great Lakes

Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass.
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24NM NW New Buffalo MI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Chance Snow

    W 25kt
    7-8ft

    High: 28 °F
    Water: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Snow Likely

    WNW 25kt
    7-8ft

    Low: 26 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chc Snow

    W 20kt
    7ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 28 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chc Snow

    W 15kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Snow

    W 15kt
    2-3ft

    High: 26 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Saturday
    Night

    Snow

    S 25kt
    3-5ft

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow

    SSW 20kt
    3-4ft

    High: 33 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    S 15kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Snow

    WNW 20kt
    4-5ft

    High: 30 °FFalling Temperatures


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:17 am CST Dec 8, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am CST Dec 8, 2016-6pm CST Dec 14, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

Synopsis: LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES NEAR JAMES BAY WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST THROUGH QUEBEC TODAY... WHILE A SECONDARY
TRAILING COLD FRONT MOVES SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE WESTERN LAKES. HIGH
PRESSURE RIDGING AVERAGING 30.7 INCHES DEVELOPING ACROSS THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST TO THE
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND OHIO RIVER VALLEYS THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK...WITH A CENTER WEAKENING TO 30.6 INCHES ACROSS THE TENNESSEE
VALLEY BY EARLY SATURDAY. THE RIDGE WILL DRIFT EAST ACROSS THE
GREAT LAKES SATURDAY...BEFORE LOW PRESSURE NEAR 29.9 INCHES
DEVELOPS ACROSS THE PLAINS AND LIFTS NORTHEAST TO THE WESTERN
LAKES SUNDAY.


Today
W wind around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A chance of snow showers, mainly after 11am. Waves 7 to 8 ft. occasionally to 10ft.
Tonight
WNW wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Snow showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Waves 7 to 8 ft. occasionally to 10ft.
Friday
W wind 15 to 20 kt. A slight chance of snow showers before noon. Waves 7 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
Friday Night
W wind around 15 kt. A slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Saturday
W wind 10 to 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. A chance of snow after noon. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday Night
S wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Snow. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
Sunday
SSW wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of snow. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Sunday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming N after midnight. A chance of snow. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Monday
N wind 10 to 20 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A chance of snow. Waves 4 to 5 ft.

*Notices:

  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: 42.1°N 87.1°W
Last Update: 7:17 am CST Dec 8, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am CST Dec 8, 2016-6pm CST Dec 14, 2016
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