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 7:52AM||Sunset 4:23PM||Sunday December 16, 2018 8:12 PM CST (02:12 UTC)||Moonrise 1:22PM||Moonset 12:41AM||Illumination 71%|
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Area Discussion for - Duluth, MN  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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area forecast discussion
national weather service duluth mn
543 pm cst Sun dec 16 2018
Short term (this evening through Monday)
issued at 307 pm cst Sun dec 16 2018
the northland is getting grazed by cold arctic air through
tonight. A cold front will move through the northland this
afternoon and evening. Expect gusty west-northwest winds through
the evening, with gusts of 20 to 30 mph through early this
evening. The much colder air will be stay to our north in
ontario, but nonetheless, it will be considerably colder in
consideration to our recent mild weather.
Other than chilly winds this evening, mostly clear skies should
make for good viewing conditions for the wirtanen comet. This
comet, and where it will be located from earth tonight, will be
one of the top 10 closest comets to earth within the past 70
years. It will have a cool greenish color. The comet will be found
between the taurus and aries constellations, and near the pleiades
star cluster. For viewers in duluth, it should be higher up in
the sky, so not close to the horizon, beginning in the eastern sky
in the early evening and ending in the southern sky by midnight.
There could be some lingering middle to upper level clouds this
evening, but primarily earlier in the evening.
High pressure will approach the northland from the west tonight,
so the winds will relax overnight. It should remain gusty along
the minnesota north shore because of drainage winds down the
ridge. Monday morning will be in the teens.
Monday looks mostly sunny, with much lighter winds, as the high
pressure moves through the northland. Highs will be in the middle
to upper 20s.
Long term (Monday night through Sunday)
issued at 307 pm cst Sun dec 16 2018
most of the rest of the week looks relatively quiet and mild for
this time of the year. However, there are signs of winter
returning this weekend.
Tuesday looks relatively mild because of breezy southwest winds
ushering in warmer air from the south. A trough will be
approaching from the west. High temperatures should reach the
middle to upper 30s, and it would be an even warmer forecast if it
were not what looks like broken cirrus clouds that will limit the
heating from the sun.
A canadian clipper will track east across southern canada during
the middle of the week. This clipper could bring light rain and
snow to the northland, including from isentropic lift ahead of the
trough, and then light rain and snow along and in the wake of the
trough. Overall, expect little to no precipitation. Cooler air
will move into the northland Thursday with the potential of light
snow showers, primarily downwind of lake superior near the gogebic
range in iron county wisconsin.
High pressure will move into the northland Friday. Snow is
possible Friday night and or Saturday depending on the track of
another canadian clipper. There is quite a bit of uncertainty this
far out because of model differences in timing and the track.
Northern minnesota has the best chance of seeing up to a couple
inches of snow. Cold arctic air will begin to filter into the
northland over the weekend, sending temperatures back to seasonal
normal by Sunday.
Aviation (for the 00z tafs through 00z Monday evening)
issued at 543 pm cst Sun dec 16 2018
vfr conditions are expected through the period. A tight pressure
gradient will continue to lead to gusty winds this evening and
they will gradually diminish overnight as high pressure moves in.
The high will settle over the northland by early Monday morning
and a period of light and variable winds will occur. The axis of
the high will pass east of the northland Monday afternoon and
evening and winds will turn southeast.
Issued at 307 pm cst Sun dec 16 2018
strong west winds over western lake superior this afternoon will
become northwest tonight because of a passing cold front. These
winds and the resulting waves will continue to cause hazardous
conditions for small craft along the minnesota north shore and
wisconsin south shore through Monday morning. There are concerns
that the winds along the north shore could be much stronger than
forecast. Some of the high resolution model guidance are
suggesting very strong drainage winds in the morning, the
phenomenon when very cold air rapidly descends the north shore
ridge and causes strong winds over the relatively warm water of
the lake. We might need to increase the forecast for that area.
High pressure will move into lake superior from the west by
Tuesday evening, so there will be weakening winds Monday into
Monday evening. Somewhat strong southerly winds will develop
Tuesday when a trough begins to approach from the west. These
winds might create hazardous waves for small craft along the far
north shore of minnesota Tuesday afternoon and evening.
A canadian clipper will pass through southern canada during the
middle of the week, and this will set the stage for cold and
somewhat strong northerly winds Thursday. These north winds might
build up waves that could be big enough to pose a hazard for small
craft along the south shore off northern wisconsin.
Preliminary point temps pops
Dlh 14 27 19 36 0 0 0 0
inl 9 23 18 33 0 0 0 0
brd 16 30 21 38 0 0 0 0
hyr 17 29 18 38 0 0 0 0
asx 19 30 17 39 0 0 0 0
Dlh watches warnings advisories
Ls... Small craft advisory until 4 am cst Monday for lsz145>148.
Small craft advisory until 10 am cst Monday for lsz140>142.
Short term... Grochocinski
long term... Grochocinski
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