Marine Weather and Tides
10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.
|Sunrise 5:28AM||Sunset 8:19PM||Sunday May 19, 2019 5:45 AM CDT (10:45 UTC)||Moonrise 9:18PM||Moonset 6:16AM||Illumination 100%|
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Monona, WIHourly EDIT Help
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
430 am cdt Sun may 19 2019
Today and tonight... Forecast confidence is medium.
First area of showers, associated with warm air advection at 700
mb, will continue to rotate through the eastern parts of the area
over the next few hours. Cams suggest that once this moves
through, there may be a lull in the shower storm activity for
several hours into the morning.
Models suggest that the surface low will move from central iowa
into northern lower michigan today. This should allow the warm
front to move north through most of the area this morning,
bringing south winds behind it and warming temperatures. Cams
indicate a broken line of showers and storms will develop
somewhere over western or central portions of the area by later
this morning, along the advancing cold front. This will push east
through the rest of the area by middle afternoon. Gusty winds may
occur with the strongest storms. SPC marginal risk in the east
seems reasonable, as mean layer CAPE should be rather weak to
modest with strong deep layer shear.
Winds will shift southwest this afternoon and will be gusty.
Forecast soundings from more reasonable GFS model suggest gusts of
30 knots mixing down, with some to 35 knots or a little higher
possible near the illinois border. Will not issue a wind advisory
in that area, as perhaps a few 39 knot gusts would occur at best.
Mild highs in the 60s are expected, perhaps near 70 in far
southeast wisconsin. Brisk west to northwest winds tonight will
bring cool lows in the lower 40s in most areas.
Monday through Wednesday... Forecast confidence high.
Nnwly sfc flow will prevail with lake breeze development in the
afternoon for mon. Broken stratocumulus may linger much of the
day over ERN wi via cold air aloft. High pressure will finally
build into SRN wi for Mon aft-nt.
Another strong occluded low will develop over the SRN high plains
on Mon and move due nwd into the NRN great plains for wed. The
large upper wave and warm conveyor belt will extend ewd to SRN wi
for Tue and Tue nt with the main surge of lift and moisture for
tue nt. A few showers could linger into Wed am followed by the
passage of a warm front. Temps will warm well into the 70s
although a lake breeze will prevail over far ERN wi.
Long term Thursday through Saturday... Forecast confidence
Another round of cyclogenesis will occur from the central high
plains to the NRN great plains for thu-thu nt. The low will
occlude over the NRN great plains but then get kicked ewd across
the NRN great lakes and adjacent canada for fri-sat. Temps will
remain warm with chances of showers and slight chances of tstorms
Aviation(09z TAF updates)
One area of showers should continue to move through the eastern
parts of the area over the next several hours. Low ceilings of 200
to 500 feet should linger into this morning, before gradually
rising above 1000 feet this afternoon. Light fog may linger at
times into this morning, mainly above 3 miles.
Winds should shift to the south this morning, as the warm front
pushes back north into and through most of the area. These winds
will become southwest by midday and become gusty. West winds are
then expected by evening, remaining gusty, before shifting
northwest later tonight.
Broken line of showers and thunderstorms should develop along the
cold front by middle to late morning over the area. Some
uncertainty with where this will occur. This activity should shift
east across the rest of the area into middle afternoon, before
moving east of the area. Could see gusty winds occur with the
Ceilings should gradually rise tonight, perhaps rising toVFR
category by later tonight.
Cancelled the marine dense fog advisory for the nearshore and
southern half of the open waters of lake michigan. Web cameras not
showing much in the way of fog over the lake at this time. Short
term models are also overdone with fog at this time, so not
confident in the fog re-developing this morning. Will continue to
mention patchy fog in the forecast for this morning across lake
michigan. The gusty winds this afternoon should end the fog risk.
Small craft advisory continues from midday through this evening
across the nearshore waters of lake michigan. Gusty south to
southwest winds are expected by midday and linger this afternoon
and evening, shifting to the west. Gusts to 30 knots are expected
this afternoon, with a few gusts approaching gale force near the
shoreline. The gusts should be around 25 knots this evening. Waves
should build to 3 to 5 feet this afternoon, subsiding this
Over the open waters, the strong inversion just above the surface
should limit mixing and wind gusts to 20 to 25 knots. There may
be higher gusts to 30 knots toward the nearshore waters, highest
closest to shore.
Gusty east winds are expected Tuesday night into Wednesday, which
should bring building waves to the western portions of the lake. A
small craft advisory will likely be needed.
Mkx watches warnings advisories
Lm... Small craft advisory from noon today to 1 am cdt Monday for
Today tonight and aviation marine... Wood
Monday through Saturday... Gehring
Weather Reporting StationsEDIT (on/off)  Help NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|MLWW3 - Milwaukee, WI||76 mi||26 min||NNE 8.9 G 9.9||42°F|
|KNSW3 - Kenosha, WI||87 mi||46 min||NNE 9.9 G 11||44°F||1003.7 hPa (-2.4)|
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|Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field, WI||5 mi||53 min||E 5||5.00 mi||Fog/Mist||50°F||48°F||96%||1001.8 hPa|
|Middleton Muni - Morey Field, WI||12 mi||71 min||E 6||5.00 mi||Overcast||51°F||51°F||99%||1002.4 hPa|
Wind History from MSN (wind in knots)
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