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Marine Weather and Tides
White Pigeon, MI

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Sunrise 6:55AMSunset 8:37PM Tuesday August 20, 2019 9:16 PM EDT (01:16 UTC) Moonrise 10:19PMMoonset 10:36AM Illumination 71% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 20 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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LMZ844 St Joseph To South Haven Mi- 405 Pm Edt Tue Aug 20 2019
Through early evening..West winds 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and Thunderstorms. Waves 1 foot or less.
Tonight..West winds around 10 knots. Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and Thunderstorms. Areas of fog. Waves around 1 foot.
Wednesday..West winds 10 to 20 knots veering north 20 to 25 knots late in the day. Partly Sunny with a slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.
Wednesday night..North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 15 knots late at night, then veering east toward daybreak. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday..East winds 5 to 10 knots backing north 10 to 15 knots. Mostly Sunny. Waves around 1 foot.
Thursday night..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Friday..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves around 1 foot.
Saturday..East winds 5 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
Sunday..South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly Sunny. Waves 1 foot or less.
LMZ844 Expires:201908210800;;946092 FZUS53 KGRR 202006 NSHGRR Nearshore Marine Forecast National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI 405 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019 For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan LMZ844-210800-


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near White Pigeon, MI
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Area Discussion for - Northern Indiana, IN
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national weather service northern indiana
705 pm edt Tue aug 20 2019

Synopsis
Issued at 252 pm edt Tue aug 20 2019
showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible into this
evening. Severe weather is not expected at this time, but a stray
thunderstorm could produce locally gusty winds. A cold front will
move in Wednesday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms
mainly south of route 30. The front will stall south of us
Thursday with one more weak system moving through to bring a
chance of showers and storms. Cooler and less humid weather is
still in store for Thursday through Saturday.

Short term (this evening through Wednesday)
issued at 252 pm edt Tue aug 20 2019
focus of short term is complex of showers and storms working
through western parts of the forecast area at the start of the
period. Thus far, storms have remained below severe limits with
outflow boundary now working well ahead of the line, causing
lightning activity to decrease as well and warming cloud tops.

That being said, there could still be a few pockets of storms that
tap the moderate instability as the gust front continues to work
out away from the storms with an isolated strong locally severe
wind gust mainly south of us 24. Previous updates had this in hand
and no plans to deviate at this point unless trends dictate as
such. Another potential area for redevelopment could be with
actual MCV that has become orphaned as the main lines races east.

However, considering there won't be much chance to recover in the
west, doubt there is any threat.

After the line exits remainder of the night into first part of weds
should be dry. With soupy airmass and potential leftover outflow
boundaries can't rule out a stray shower or storm popping up here
and there, warranting low pops. Cold front will begin to sink into
the area on Wednesday with chance for showers and storms across the
south. No risk for severe weather with best instability and dynamics
south.

Long term (Wednesday night through Tuesday)
issued at 252 pm edt Tue aug 20 2019
a cold front should be pushing across the area at the start of the
period with chances for showers and storms sinking south with it
during the evening hours. Slight chance to chance pops still
warranted until this feature departs. The front will stall out to
the south with one more wave rippling along it to bring a chance
for showers and storms south of us 30. Then high pressure will
build in across the region and remain through much of the
remainder of the forecast period, bringing cooler and much less
humid conditions.

Return flow begins to setup late Monday into Tuesday to bring
chances for showers and storms back into the forecast.

Aviation (for the 00z tafs through 00z Wednesday evening)
issued at 705 pm edt Tue aug 20 2019
kiwx radar indicating scattered showers and thunderstorms have
exited the area this evening and will lead to a dry forecast this
taf cycle. Forecast soundings have decent surface based inversion
developing overnight with ample low level moisture still in place
bringing potential for low stratus toward the early morning hours.

Will follow along with latest guidance and introduce a few hours
of ifr at both sites. Light and variable winds tonight will become
westerly during the day Wednesday.

Iwx watches warnings advisories
In... None.

Mi... None.

Oh... None.

Lm... None.

Synopsis... Fisher
short term... Fisher
long term... Fisher
aviation... Jal
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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
SJOM4 - St. Joseph, MI 55 mi77 min ENE 1.9 G 6 76°F 1013.2 hPa (-3.4)
MCYI3 - Michigan City, IN 73 mi27 min SSW 1.9 G 2.9 74°F 69°F
HLNM4 - 9087031 - Holland, MI 76 mi47 min E 1 G 1.9 75°F 1011.9 hPa70°F

Wind History for Holland, MI
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Sturgis, Kirsch Municipal Airport, MI5 mi22 minN 010.00 miMostly Cloudy73°F71°F92%1013.5 hPa
Haines Memorial Airport, MI11 mi38 minN 010.00 miPartly Cloudy75°F70°F85%1013.2 hPa
Goshen, Goshen Municipal Airport, IN23 mi24 minSSW 510.00 miOvercast74°F70°F88%1012.6 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Northern Indiana, IN (21,6,7,8)
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