Friday, February23, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
North Manchester, IN

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6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 7:22AMSunset 6:28PM Friday February 23, 2018 3:35 PM EST (20:35 UTC) Moonrise 12:03PMMoonset 1:39AM Illumination 61% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 8 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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LMZ046 Michigan City In To New Buffalo Mi- 1004 Am Est Fri Feb 23 2018
Rest of today..West wind 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Tonight..Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots veering north after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 1 foot.
Saturday..East wind 5 to 15 knots. Chance of freezing rain and sleet in the morning. Chance of rain through the day. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Saturday night..Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots veering southwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Gusts up to 35 knot gales possible. Rain through midnight, then rain likely after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet after midnight. Wave heights are for ice free areas.
LMZ046 Expires:201802240000;;429397 FZUS53 KIWX 231504 NSHIWX Nearshore Marine Forecast for Indiana National Weather Service Northern Indiana 1004 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018 For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan LMZ046-240000-

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near North Manchester, IN
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Area Discussion for - Northern Indiana, IN
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area forecast discussion
national weather service northern indiana
1231 pm est Fri feb 23 2018

Synopsis
Issued at 1214 pm est Fri feb 23 2018
widespread significant flooding will continue over northwest
indiana and southwest lower michigan with record crests on several
rivers. Rain has moved out for a time and temperatures have made
their way into the mid-40s to low-50s. Rain returns early
Saturday morning from south to north. There can be a wintry mix
for a time along the us 6 corridor. Dry air returns on Sunday.

Short term (today through Saturday night)
issued at 342 am est Fri feb 23 2018
some rivers were still yet to crest from earlier record rainfall
causing extensive flooding. Additional waves tracking along the
front could bring another half inch of rain to the hardest hit
areas; however, this additional rainfall should not have a major
impact on the current situation. Heavier rainfall amounts are
expected to fall south and east of fort wayne where about 1.75"
is expected from portland to lima. Will update the hydrologic
outlook to mention additional rainfall sending several rivers into
flood. Some lowlands are also likely to flood over these areas.

In addition to the rain, a light wintry mix is possible tonight
over far northern indiana into northwest ohio. There could be some
minor travel issues in the vicinity of highway 6 around daybreak;
however, temperatures should warm quickly after sunrise bringing
the end to any travel issues.

Long term (Sunday through Thursday)
issued at 342 am est Fri feb 23 2018
the main upper trof should linger over western north american
through the middle of this upcoming week. Mild weather can be
expected downstream of this system with highs generally in the mid
40s to the mid 50s through Wednesday. Little if any rain is
expected during this time as the main energy with this system
stays west of the forecast area.

Aviation (for the 18z tafs through 18z Saturday afternoon)
issued at 1214 pm est Fri feb 23 2018
satellite imagery indicates ifr ceilings can continue for the
next few hours before both terminals transition to MVFR ceilings.

There is high confidence in sbn seeing the greatest improvement,
with ceilings near 2,000 feet. Meanwhile, at fwa, ceilings will
likely linger near ifr and ifr alternate minimum through the taf
period. When rain moves in Saturday morning at fwa, lifr ceilings
could be a problem. At this time, confidence is low in this
detail.

One more detail is that winds will gradually become easterly
through the TAF period as high pressure tracks eastward through
the upper great lakes.

Iwx watches warnings advisories
In... None.

Mi... None.

Oh... None.

Lm... None.

Synopsis... Brown
short term... Skipper
long term... Skipper
aviation... Brown
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
MCYI3 - Michigan City, IN 78 mi46 min WSW 9.9 G 11 37°F 37°F
SJOM4 - St. Joseph, MI 85 mi36 min SW 7 G 9.9 36°F 1022.7 hPa (+2.0)
BHRI3 - Burns Harbor, IN 85 mi35 min W 12 G 19 39°F 1022.7 hPa

Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Warsaw, Warsaw Municipal Airport, IN19 mi41 minE 710.00 miOvercast45°F42°F93%1021.7 hPa
Rochester Fulton County Airport, IN22 mi41 minW 10 G 1510.00 miOvercast46°F44°F93%1022.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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IR Satellite Image from GEOS
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Wind Forecast for Northern Indiana, IN (15,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Northern Indiana, IN
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