Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:48AM||Sunset 4:27PM||Saturday November 18, 2017 8:10 AM CST (14:10 UTC)||Moonrise 7:41AM||Moonset 6:02PM||Illumination 0%|
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|LMZ645 North Point Light To Wind Point Wi- 705 Am Cst Sat Nov 18 2017 |
.gale warning in effect through this evening...
Today..North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots late in the morning, then becoming north 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then chance of rain early in the afternoon. Slight chance of rain late in the afternoon. Patchy fog early in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 4 feet building to 7 to 9 feet.
Tonight..Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots after midnight, then becoming 15 to 25 knots early in the morning. Gusts up to 35 knots. Mostly cloudy through around midnight then becoming partly cloudy. Waves 7 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
Sunday..Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots late in the morning, then backing west early in the afternoon becoming west 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly Sunny. Waves 3 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet late in the afternoon.
Sunday night..West wind 15 to 20 knots backing southwest early in the morning. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
|LMZ645 Expires:201711181700;;593892 FZUS53 KMKX 181305 NSHMKX Nearshore Marine Forecast National Weather Service MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI 705 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017 For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan LMZ645-181700-|
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Area Discussion for - Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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area forecast discussion
national weather service milwaukee sullivan wi
539 am cst Sat nov 18 2017
Update Increasing low level winds from the north has dissipated
most of the fog across southern wi. However these winds continue
to pull in colder air from the north. Getting reports of a
rain graupel mix in the fond du lac area, which supports the
influx of the colder air. Probably some mix falling in the higher
dbz in sauk county. Still expect a rain snow mix to spread across
the area from now through mid-morning. South central wi has best
chance of some light slushy accumulations.
Aviation(12z tafs) Some rise in ceilings across eastern cwa
early this morning, but expect these to lower back to MVFR ifr as
precipitation spreads across the area.
Prev discussion (issued 332 am cst Sat nov 18 2017)
today - confidence... Medium.
Gfs ECMWF blend used as this guidance showing much better run to run
consistency and agreement versus nam. Strengthening low pressure
passing by well to the south today. Associated with the low is a
sharpening mid-level short wave and area of mid-level
frontogenetical forcing that will pass across southern wisconsin
this morning. Increasing northerly winds in the low levels will
pull colder air across southern wisconsin through the morning.
Forecast soundings show likely potential for initial surge of rain
becoming mixed with or changing over to wet snow for an hour or two
between 12z and 15z, especially over south central wi. Pavement
temperatures will remain above freezing, but strength of sloping
frontogenetical forcing may result in a burst of wet snow and
reduced visibilities with rapid accumulations on grassy and colder
surfaces. The snow may change back over to light rain or drizzle
before ending later this morning and early afternoon.
Tonight - confidence... Medium to high.|
Dry and blustery conditions are expected tonight as the colder air
settles over the region. Some lower clouds may stick around for
awhile in the cold northwest flow.
Sunday through Friday - confidence... Medium to high
overall quiet period with main forecast focus on temperature
swings. We're seeing a nice uptick in temps for Monday then a
potent mid level trough drops in for Tuesday with a pronounced
surge of cold air advection. After that a moderating temp trend is
expected right through Friday. 925 temps are proggd to really ramp
up heading into Friday. A long ways off though enough support in
the guidance to suggest superblend highs may be too low so a
collaborative boost was given to the Friday high temps.
Aviation (09z tafs)... Ceilings and visibilities will vary from ifr
to MVFR this morning, gradually improving toVFR this afternoon and
tonight. Blustery north winds will develop this morning.
Marine... Wave heights most likely have subsided below 5 feet across
northern marine zone. Hence wl cancel small craft advisory an hour
early. Otherwise, low pressure passing to the south will result in
a tightening pressure gradient and strengthening north winds this
morning. The strong winds will continue through tonight but will
gradually east. Gusts to 35 knots are expected to develop later
this morning, and continuing into tonight. Hence status quo on gale
warning which begins at 15z this morning and lasts through the
evening. Small craft advisory conditions will likely continue
later tonight, possibly into Sunday morning.
Mkx watches warnings advisories
Lm... Gale warning from 9 am this morning to midnight cst tonight for
today tonight and aviation marine... mbk
Sunday through Friday... Collar
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|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|MLWW3 - Milwaukee, WI||21 mi||20 min||N 12 G 17||39°F|
|KNSW3 - Kenosha, WI||24 mi||70 min||NNE 18 G 19||41°F||999.7 hPa (-0.6)|
|WHRI2 - Waukegan Harbor, IL||36 mi||30 min||N 22 G 26||41°F|
|PWAW3 - Port Washington, WI||42 mi||30 min||N 8 G 13||38°F||1001.7 hPa|
Wind History for Calumet Harbor, IL(wind in knots) EDIT (on/off)  Help
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|Burlington Municipal Airport, WI||12 mi||80 min||NNE 7||10.00 mi||Overcast||40°F||40°F||100%||999.7 hPa|
|Waukesha County Airport, WI||13 mi||85 min||N 9||10.00 mi||Overcast||36°F||33°F||93%||999.7 hPa|
|Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport, WI||16 mi||78 min||N 9 G 17||10.00 mi||Overcast||40°F||37°F||89%||999.7 hPa|
|Racine, Batten International Airport, WI||18 mi||77 min||NNE 8 G 16||9.00 mi||Overcast||40°F||37°F||89%||1000.4 hPa|
|Kenosha, Kenosha Regional Airport, WI||19 mi||77 min||NNE 7||9.00 mi||Overcast||40°F||36°F||86%||1000 hPa|
|Milwaukee-Timmerman, WI||21 mi||75 min||N 10||7.00 mi||Light Drizzle||36°F||32°F||87%||1000 hPa|
Wind History from BUU (wind in knots)
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