Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:42AM||Sunset 8:57PM||Thursday August 6, 2020 9:37 PM EDT (01:37 UTC)||Moonrise 9:56PM||Moonset 8:32AM||Illumination 90%|
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Benton Heights, MIHourly EDIT Help
Area Discussion for - Northern Indiana, IN  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS63 KIWX 062314 AFDIWX
Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Northern Indiana 714 PM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020
SYNOPSIS. Issued at 230 PM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020
Dry with a slow warming trend through Saturday followed by warm and humid weather Sunday through much of next week. Highs will be in the 80s. Isolated storms are possible Sunday afternoon with additional storms at times continuing through midweek.
SHORT TERM. (Tonight through Saturday) Issued at 230 PM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020
Sfc ridge holds firm this period. Emerging height rises aloft signal more vigorous warming trend commencing Sun as developing return flow remains quite weak.
LONG TERM. (Sunday through Wednesday) Issued at 230 PM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020
Vigorous sw tracking through srn Canada begins this period. Ramping downstream warm advection envelopes expanding warm sector and with it considerable low level moisture return. While a discernible focusing mechanism absent in model guidance, substantial low level theta-e ridging amidst 20-25kt H85 flow suggest some isold storm risk exists Sun aftn as sfc heating pushes temps toward 90.
Far better prospects for showers/storms Mon either timed with arrival of upstream convective remnants/MCV and/or in tandem with aftn timed cold frontal passage tied to srn Canada upper low. In either case a considerable unstable airmass should present along with adequate deep layer shear to substantiate some severe threat esp if potential early day storms can hold west.
Tail end of this frontal boundary expected to stall through the wrn OH valley and of which may refire again later Tue assuming favorable destabilization. Med range guidance continues to oscillate with placement of frontal zone and will hedge with lower bound of potential probs as contributing effects of likely MCS late Mon favor more srn solution Tue.
Thereafter placement of frontal drape along nrn extent of flat/srn plains centered upper ridge the primary unknown as it drives episodic convection through day 8 (Thu).
AVIATION. (For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Friday Evening) Issued at 708 PM EDT Thu Aug 6 2020
VFR conditions persist. Cu will quickly dissipate once again after sunset with clearing skies, though there may be a few passing high clouds. Perhaps a better chance for some ground fog in the morning, but should not impact terminals. Scattered cumulus will develop again by Friday afternoon. Winds will be light and variable, then become easterly Friday.
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|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|SJOM4 - St. Joseph, MI||4 mi||37 min||NNE 1.9 G 4.1||71°F||1019.6 hPa (-1.4)|
|45168||20 mi||17 min||N 5.8 G 7.8||70°F||73°F||1 ft||1019.4 hPa||60°F|
|SVNM4 - South Haven, MI||21 mi||37 min||N 8 G 8||70°F|
|MCYI3 - Michigan City, IN||37 mi||37 min||ENE 7 G 7||72°F||60°F|
|45170||38 mi||17 min||5.8 G 7.8||72°F||74°F||1 ft||62°F|
|HLNM4 - 9087031 - Holland, MI||47 mi||55 min||N 8 G 8.9||65°F||67°F||1019 hPa|
Wind History for Holland, MI(wind in knots) EDIT (on/off)  Help
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|Southwest Michigan Regional Airport, MI||2 mi||44 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Fair||68°F||57°F||68%||1019.2 hPa|
|South Haven, South Haven Area Regional Airport, MI||19 mi||42 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Fair||66°F||57°F||76%||1019.6 hPa|
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Wind History from BEH (wind in knots)
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