Pottawattamie Park, IN Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Pottawattamie Park, IN

April 19, 2024 5:12 PM CDT (22:12 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 5:58 AM   Sunset 7:34 PM
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LMZ046 Expires:202404200215;;030069 Fzus53 Kiwx 191934 Nshiwx
nearshore marine forecast national weather service northern indiana 334 pm edt Fri apr 19 2024
for waters within five nautical miles of shore on lake michigan
lmz043-046-200215- new buffalo mi to st joseph mi-michigan city in to new buffalo mi- 334 pm edt Fri apr 19 2024

.small craft advisory in effect through Saturday afternoon - .

Tonight - West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.

Saturday - West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.

Saturday night - Northwest winds 10 knots or less becoming west. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Sunday - West winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
the water temperature at st. Joseph is 47 degrees and at michigan city is 48 degrees.

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Area Discussion for - Northern Indiana, IN
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FXUS63 KIWX 191806 CCA AFDIWX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Northern Indiana 156 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2024

KEY MESSAGES

- Dry and cool this weekend with frost possible Sunday morning.

DISCUSSION
Issued at 1136 AM EDT Fri Apr 19 2024

Omega blocking pattern present over western Canada which will be interesting to see what kind of temporal issues are encountered with the latest modeling data. Typically the models become more progressive with blocks and so the actual atmospheric evolution may be hours to days pushed back. Having said that the eastern trough of this omega block will sit over the Great Lake region bringing colder and drier conditions. Highs Saturday will struggle to get out of the 40s. We then have our main concern this weekend which will be Sunday mornings low temperatures and potential morning frost. With many plants having emerged or in the process of emerging will be susceptible to frost damage.

Clouds will be in focus on Sunday morning as if lingering low to mid level clouds are still in place that would be enough to keep low temperatures up a degree or two. The better chance for cloud cover will be the southern half of the CWA, which means the better chance for frost will be the northern half of the area and areas away from Lake Michigan. So northwest OH, northeast IN, and southeast MI will have the higher chances for frost.
Lows on Sunday will range from 30 to 35 degrees. We will continue to monitor this situation in subsequent shifts for any potential advisory issuance.

Dry weather continues at least through Monday. As mentioned earlier the blocky pattern may cause forecast headaches as earlier runs had a trough dropping into the region late Monday into Tuesday but looks to be pushed back into later in the day on Tuesday. This trough would present the next chance of precipitation and another shot at cooler air with highs in the 50s on Wednesday and lows back into the 30s by Thursday morning. May need to watch for another potential frost event.
Ridging then returns on Thursday and temperatures will gradually warm once again with highs back into the low 60s.

AVIATION /18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z SATURDAY/
Issued at 1228 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2024

Dry, cool and somewhat breezy conditions will persist in wnw through the TAF cycle.

IWX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
IN...None.
OH...None.
MI...None.
MARINE...Small Craft Advisory until 4 PM EDT Saturday for LMZ043-046.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesinHgDewPt
MCYI3 - Michigan City, IN 1 mi42 min SW 8.9G9.9 50°F 30.0637°F
BHRI3 - Burns Harbor, IN 15 mi42 min W 7G8.9 53°F 30.08
SJOM4 - St. Joseph, MI 33 mi72 min SW 7G9.9 50°F 30.06
CMTI2 - 9087044 - Calumet, IL 34 mi54 min W 9.9G18 57°F 30.0424°F
CHII2 - Chicago, IL 38 mi42 min W 26G32 56°F 28°F
CNII2 39 mi27 min WSW 12G20 55°F 23°F
OKSI2 41 mi132 min W 5.1G9.9 58°F


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KMGC MICHIGAN CITY MUNIPHILLIPS FIELD,IN 4 sm17 minWNW 12G1810 smClear54°F27°F35%30.07
KPPO LA PORTE MUNI,IN 14 sm17 minW 12G1710 smClear55°F23°F28%30.07
KVPZ PORTER COUNTY RGNL,IN 20 sm16 minWNW 14G2410 smClear55°F25°F30%30.07
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