Tuesday, March28, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Fair Plain, MI

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Sunrise 7:30AMSunset 8:07PM Tuesday March 28, 2017 11:58 AM EDT (15:58 UTC) Moonrise 7:08AMMoonset 7:59PM Illumination 1% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 1 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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LMZ043 NEw Buffalo Mi To St Joseph Mi-michigan City In To New Buffalo Mi- 1059 Am Edt Tue Mar 28 2017
Rest of today..North wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Tonight..North wind 5 to 15 knots veering northeast after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
Wednesday..Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
Wednesday night..East wind 10 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Chance of rain after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet. The water temperature off michigan city is 39 degrees...and 41 degrees off st. Joseph.
LMZ043 Expires:201703282215;;214074 FZUS53 KIWX 281459 NSHIWX NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR INDIANA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA 1059 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN LMZ043-046-282215-

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Fair Plain, MI
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Area Discussion for - Northern Indiana, IN
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631 am edt Tue mar 28 2017

Synopsis
Issued at 430 am edt Tue mar 28 2017
there will be a break in the rain later today, but rain will
return Thursday and continue into Friday as a large upper level
system moves into the area. Rainfall amounts should range from
half an inch to over an in by late Friday. Highs the rest of the
week will be mainly in the 50s with lows in the 30s and 40s.

Short term (today through Wednesday)
issued at 429 am edt Tue mar 28 2017
an upper level system centered over southern ohio this morning
will move east today. The deformation zone associated with this
system will also move east as colder air spreads back over the
area. Rain will end early today over southeast areas followed by
clearing tonight. Lingering cloud cover today with chilly air will
hold highs today in the low to mid 50s. Clearing tonight will
allow temperatures to drop into the 30s over all areas, with lows
near freezing over far southern lower michigan.

Long term (Wednesday night through Monday)
issued at 429 am edt Tue mar 28 2017
an upper level system will track out of the southern plains
Wednesday and move into the ohio valley region Thursday. A trowal
associated with system will move across the area Thursday afternoon
and will help enhance rainfall amounts. Precipitable water values
should climb to near climatological maxes of 1.25 for this time of
year. Expect rainfall amounts from 0.50 to 1.25 inches. Left thunder
out for now; however, some mainly elevated storms are possible south
of highway 30. Severe weather should stay south of the area. Lingering
rain is possible Friday; however, high pressure will build across
the area this weekend with dry conditions and highs mainly in the
50s.

Aviation (for the 12z tafs through 12z Wednesday morning)
issued at 625 am edt Tue mar 28 2017
the rain shield has moved east of in with some brief clearing
noted earlier at ksbn. CIGS will lower to ifr around 17z at ksbn
before rising to MVFR around 00z. Expect MVFR CIGS at kfwa then
vfr after 04z. Winds will generally be from the north northeast
between 5 and 10 kts.

Iwx watches/warnings/advisories
In... None.

Mi... None.

Oh... None.

Lm... None.

Synopsis... Skipper
short term... Skipper
long term... Skipper
aviation... Frazier
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
SJOM4 - St. Joseph, MI 2 mi58 min NNE 8 G 9.9 39°F 1019.3 hPa (+1.7)
SVNM4 - South Haven, MI 25 mi48 min N 7 G 8 38°F
MCYI3 - Michigan City, IN 33 mi38 min N 14 G 16 38°F 38°F
BHRI3 - Burns Harbor, IN 46 mi54 min N 11 G 14 38°F 1019.6 hPa

Wind History for Holland, MI
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Benton Harbor, Southwest Michigan Regional Airport, MI5 mi65 minN 610.00 miOvercast40°F37°F89%1019.5 hPa
South Haven, South Haven Area Regional Airport, MI23 mi61 minNNE 47.00 miOvercast41°F40°F95%1018.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Northern Indiana, IN (11,2,3,4)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Northern Indiana, IN
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