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De Tour Village, MI

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Sunrise 6:29AMSunset 8:40PM Wednesday April 25, 2018 2:39 AM EDT (06:39 UTC) Moonrise 2:45PMMoonset 3:45AM Illumination 75% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 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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LSZ322 510 Pm Est Mon Dec 18 2017
.the st marys river system has been reopened to vessel navigation... The united states coast guard in sault ste marie has reopened the st marys river system to navigation. The dense fog which affected the river system earlier has now dissipated...allowing for safe navigation once again. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Fog in the northern great lakes was continue to reduce visibilities to below 1 mile this evening. Reduce your speed...and keep a lookout for other vessels...buoys...and breakwaters. Keep your navigation lights on. && lat...lon 4653 8413 4625 8410 4624 8411 4606 8395 4612 8382 4611 8358 4601 8359 4600 8347 4595 8348 4591 8359 4595 8363 4593 8372 4596 8377 4593 8378 4599 8388 4597 8392 4627 8431 4643 8436 4639 8446 4645 8454
LSZ322 Expires:201712190215;;097523 FZUS73 KAPX 182210 MWSAPX Marine Weather Statement National Weather Service Gaylord MI 510 PM EST MON DEC 18 2017 LSZ322-190215-

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near De Tour Village, MI
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Area Discussion for - Gaylord, MI
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national weather service gaylord mi
1135 pm edt Tue apr 24 2018

Update
Issued at 1000 pm edt Tue apr 24 2018
showers continue this evening, most widespread across northeast
lower michigan where moisture and low level convergence is
maximized. Expect this area of rain to rotate slowly east, with
additional much more scattered showers to rotate overhead via
arrival of secondary area of upper level support. Definitely not
much rain as best moisture axis rotates east. May even see some
clearing later tonight, although hi-res guidance and evening rains
both suggest growing area of lower clouds towards sunrise,
especially across north central and northeast lower michigan.

Near term (tonight through Wednesday)
issued at 321 pm edt Tue apr 24 2018

Rain chances end tonight...

high impact weather potential... None
pattern synopsis forecast... A narrow band of moisture starved air
directly behind a cold front associated with a weak area of low
pressure over the great lakes region will diminish cloud cover
from northwest to southeast throughout the rest of the evening and
into the early nighttime hours. Rain chances mainly south of a
line extending from alpena to cadillac continue, but will also end
throughout the evening hours as it continues it's march towards
the east. An associated upper level low with accompanying deeper
moisture behind said system will once again cloud the skies and
possibly produce some drizzle (according to forecast soundings)
over northern lower by sunrise and then dissipate throughout
Wednesday as high pressure ridges into the forecast area from the
upper midwest. High temperatures Wednesday afternoon will be in
the upper 40s.

Short term (Wednesday night through Friday)
issued at 321 pm edt Tue apr 24 2018

Wednesday night through Friday
Warmer then cooler...

primary forecast concern... Pops late Thursday night into early Friday.

It looks like a roller coaster ride as far as temperatures go over
the next several days which is fairly typical of this time of the
year. This is mostly good news as far as ridding ourselves of the
highly unusual late april snowpack in the higher terrain. As far
as the details go, high pressure will lead to precipitation free
conditions Wednesday night into Thursday so after a chilly night
daytime highs should be warmer once again. A short wave and
associated surface cold front then swing through later Thursday
night into early Friday bringing small chances for showers as well
as cooler temperatures. Lows Wednesday night in the 20s to lower
30s. Highs Thursday ranging from the middle 50s to lower 60s. Lows
Thursday night mainly in the 30s with highs Friday only in the
middle 40s to lower 50s.

Long term (Friday night through Tuesday)
issued at 321 pm edt Tue apr 24 2018
the extended period will begin with precip pulling out of the
area. Blended solutions bring dry air in pretty rapidly... But i'm
thinking some wrap around moisture... Along with a bit of a north
flow lake contribution might cause moisture to lag a bit into
Saturday... At least in the form of low level cloud cover. That
said... Transient high pressure will move across the region through
the second half of the weekend and into the new work week.

Temperatures will moderate rapidly from Saturday to Monday... With
the warmest air of the year on the schedule for Monday and
Tuesday.

Aviation (for the 06z tafs through 06z Wednesday night)
issued at 1132 pm edt Tue apr 24 2018
high based showers will come to a gradual end early this morning.

Secondary band of moisture will swing south, perhaps bringing a
round of MVFR CIGS by sunrise, especially across kapn. Clouds
expected to gradually mix out later this morning, with skies
becoming mostly sunny clear this afternoon and evening. North to
northwest winds expected, at times a bit gusty, through this
afternoon. Winds become light this evening.

Marine
Issued at 321 pm edt Tue apr 24 2018
as high pressure starts to work in from the northwest, north to
northeasterly winds will increase this into tonight. Advisory-
level winds waves are expected in some zones over lake michigan
tonight and then lake huron by morning Wednesday and last
throughout the day. Rain chances will remain over lake huron
through tonight.

Apx watches warnings advisories
Mi... None.

Lh... Small craft advisory from 6 am to 6 pm edt Wednesday for lhz348-
349.

Lm... Small craft advisory until noon edt Wednesday for lmz323-342-
344>346.

Ls... None.

Update... mb
near term... Tl
short term... As
long term... Kb
aviation... mb
marine... Tl


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
DTLM4 - 9075099 - De Tour Village, MI 9 mi51 min NW 9.9 G 17 40°F 1015.4 hPa32°F
RCKM4 - 9076024 - Rock Cut, MI 29 mi51 min NW 8.9 G 15 1016.3 hPa
WNEM4 - 9076027 - West Neebish, MI 31 mi51 min WNW 11 G 14 39°F 1017.5 hPa31°F
LTRM4 - 9076032 - Little Rapids, MI 44 mi51 min W 7 G 12 45°F 1017 hPa
SWPM4 - 9076070 - S.W. Pier, MI 47 mi51 min WNW 8 G 9.9 42°F 1017.3 hPa

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Drummond Island Airport, MI1 mi44 minNW 510.00 miLight Rain40°F30°F70%1016.3 hPa

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