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Marine Weather and Tides
Hamtramck, MI

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Sunrise 7:29AMSunset 5:07PM Monday November 20, 2017 10:42 AM EST (15:42 UTC) Moonrise 9:12AMMoonset 7:00PM Illumination 4% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 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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This is a Weather Statement Zone, please check the Date to see if it has expired
LCZ423 /o.can.kdtx.ma.w.0053.000000t0000z-171008t0415z/ 1125 Pm Edt Sat Oct 7 2017
.the special marine warning is cancelled... The affected areas were... Detroit river... Michigan waters of lake erie from detroit river to north cape mi... The Thunderstorms have moved out and no longer pose a significant threat to boaters. Lat...lon 4185 8345 4235 8304 4237 8299 4236 8293 4231 8307 4224 8313 4216 8313 4203 8315 4196 8311 4177 8336 time...mot...loc 0324z 222deg 57kt 4256 8295 4227 8289 4208 8292
This is a Weather Statement Zone, please check the Date to see if it has expired
LCZ423 Expires:201710080334;;532427 FZUS73 KDTX 080325 MWSDTX MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI 1125 PM EDT SAT OCT 7 2017 LCZ423-LEZ444-080334-

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Hamtramck, MI
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Area Discussion for - Detroit/Pontiac, MI
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area forecast discussion
national weather service detroit pontiac mi
545 am est Mon nov 20 2017

Aviation
Moderate southwesterly flow will persist through the forecast
period. Wind gusts to 25 knots will emerge during the afternoon
hours as diurnal mixing builds the boundary layer into higher
momentum just off the surface. After sunset, the winds in the 1-2kft
layer will increase dramatically (approaching 60kt at 2kft).

Therefore, likely a pronounced speed shear layer starting around
1kft. No restrictions due to clouds or reduced visibility.

Dtw threshold probabilities...

* none.

Prev discussion
Issued at 236 am est Mon nov 20 2017
discussion...

as alaska NW canada serve as the primary conduit of energy into the
consolidating hudson bay vortex, baroclinic westerlies will
strengthen and contract north over the next several days. During
this time, multiple mid-level impulses will track over or north of
the area with high confidence in a mean storm track north of lake
superior for the remainder of the week. Effects in southeast
michigan will be high variability in temperatures centered about
seasonal average values as a series of low impact cold front sweep
across the area Tuesday into next week. The first shortwave in this
prolonged sequence is evident over northwest canada digging into
alberta early this morning. Downstream ridging will translate across
southeast michigan forcing return flow to get underway in earnest as
high pressure slips east. 850mb temperatures are modeled to rebound
toward 5c by this evening after being below -10c 24 hours prior.

Gusty southwest gradient wind and mostly sunny skies will only help
matters as temperatures moderate by about 10 degrees compared to
yesterday, or low to mid 40s. The gradient will be sufficiently
strong to maintain a mechanically mixed boundary layer through
tonight, suggesting siding with the warmer guidance in the mid to
upper 30s. Airmass exchange will already be complete by Tuesday
raising potential high temps a few degrees further, toward 50
degrees, increasing high clouds limiting the potential to go any
higher. Once again leaned toward the warmer guidance; in this case
mos and raw ECMWF output - some members of the nwp suite actually
have snowpack and thus keep temps far too low. Cold FROPA tues aftn
will be rather uneventful as the time window for good dynamic
forcing will be just be a couple of hours as the developing surface
front sweeps through coincident with strongly convergent mid-level
forcing aloft. Chc pops remain appropriate with just a
narrow transient band of light rain transitioning to light non-
accumulating snow expected. Cold advection will dump 850mb temps
back toward -10c for Wednesday before the pattern approximately
repeats itself and a moderating trend back into the 40s to possibly
50 degrees gets underway for the second half of the week. Long range
modeling continues to suggest a couple more cold shots before
downstream effects of a pac jet extension forces the polar low to
retreat suggesting a period of milder wx to close out the final days
of the month.

Marine...

winds will remain fresh today, as the region is sandwiched between
high pressure slipping through to the south and an approaching low
pressure system from the west. The current westerly flow will back
to southwesterly early in the day. Expectations are for a corridor
of higher speeds emerging from saginaw bay into the central body of
lake huron, with sustained winds increasing to near 30 knots. Near
surface stability will be increasing as warmer air washes across the
region. Therefore, wind gust potential will be limited to lower-end
gale gusts - mainly constrained to the central half of lake huron
(including outer saginaw bay). Elsewhere, the fresh flow will
support small craft headlines. In the wake of the surface cold front
on Tuesday, the flow will veer to northwesterly with the strongest
flow confined to the northern half of lake huron - again gusts in
the 35-40 knot range. Significant waves on lake huron will peak
around 10 feet during the gale event with occasional waves exceeding
15 feet in the central basin. Otherwise, the near surface will
destabilize behind the cold front, reintroducing lake-effect showers
across the entire basin.

Dtx watches warnings advisories
Mi... None.

Lake huron... Gale warning from 7 pm this evening to 4 am est Tuesday for lhz421-
462.

Small craft advisory from 7 pm this evening to 1 pm est Wednesday
for lhz441.

Small craft advisory from 7 pm this evening to 4 pm est Tuesday for
lhz442-443.

Gale warning from 10 am to 10 pm est Tuesday for lhz361.

Gale warning from 7 pm this evening to 10 am est Tuesday for lhz363.

Gale warning from 7 pm this evening to 4 am est Wednesday for
lhz362.

Small craft advisory from 7 pm this evening to 10 am est Tuesday
for lhz422.

Lake st clair... None.

Michigan waters of lake erie... None.

Aviation... ..Mann
discussion... Jvc
marine... ... .Mann
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
CLSM4 - St. Clair Shores, MI 11 mi43 min SW 9.9 G 16 36°F 1016.9 hPa (-0.7)
AGCM4 32 mi43 min 37°F 1015.9 hPa (-0.7)
THLO1 - Toledo Light No. 2 OH 39 mi43 min SSW 24 G 27 35°F
THRO1 - 9063085 - Toledo, OH 53 mi43 min SW 9.9 G 16

Wind History for Toledo, OH
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Coleman A Young Municipal Airport, MI4 mi50 minSW 14 G 2110.00 miFair0°F0°F%1016.6 hPa
Troy, Oakland/Troy Airport, MI13 mi49 minSW 1010.00 miFair35°F24°F66%1016.6 hPa
Detroit, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI19 mi50 minSW 1510.00 miPartly Cloudy36°F23°F59%1017.7 hPa
Selfridge Air National Guard Base, MI20 mi1.7 hrsSW 1310.00 miMostly Cloudy32°F25°F75%1016.7 hPa
Detroit/Grosse Ile, Grosse Ile Airport, MI20 mi51 minSW 810.00 miFair37°F24°F61%1016.9 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Detroit/Pontiac, MI (10,2,3,4)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Detroit, MI
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