Mount Pleasant, WI Marine Weather and Tide Forecast

Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Mount Pleasant, WI

December 11, 2023 5:32 PM CST (23:32 UTC)
Sunrise 7:09AM   Sunset 4:19PM   Moonrise  6:56AM   Moonset 4:01PM 

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LMZ646 Wind Point Wi To Winthrop Harbor Il- 505 Pm Cst Mon Dec 11 2023
.small craft advisory in effect from 9 pm cst this evening through Tuesday evening...
Tonight..Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots late in the evening, then becoming 15 to 25 knots after midnight veering west 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening and early morning, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet early in the morning.
Tuesday..West wind 15 to 20 knots becoming 15 to 25 knots late in the morning, then becoming 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Sunny. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Tuesday night..West wind 15 to 20 knots veering northwest late in the evening, then becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight easing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Wednesday..West wind 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves around 1 foot.
wave heights are for ice free areas.

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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Mount Pleasant, WI
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Area Discussion for - Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI
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Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI 204 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2023

- Quiet weather expected much of the week ahead.
- Watching a system that models currently have pushing through late in the week.

(Issued 200 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2023)

Tonight through Tuesday night:

Low clouds have pushed out faster than expected bringing sun across most of southern WI. There is a low pressure system that is tracking through central Canada that is currently bring southwest flow to the region, becoming breezy tonight. The associated front will push through later tonight with west to northwest winds behind it. However this will be a dry front/system for our CWA as there is no moisture in the low levels with the front and most of the upper level forcing will be too far north. Some mid to upper level clouds will be possible tonight

Into Tuesday expect largely clear skies as strong high pressure from the west builds into the region. This high pressure will continue to strengthen overhead into tonight.


(Issued 200 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2023)

Wednesday through Monday:

Strong high pressure will persist Wednesday and only gradually pushing out through the day Thursday with very strong ridging persistent through Thursday and even into Friday. This will also bring more mild temperatures with it as well. Finally Friday we will likely see things start to change as the ridge slides east with some shortwave activity pushing in with the trough to the west. While much of Friday may remain dry by Friday evening some semblance of a system will likely (50-60%) push through.

There remains a lot of uncertainty with this system but some potentially mixy precip is possible (30-40%) though precip is hedging toward the rain side of things. Better moisture in the column along with some forcing should allow for some precip in the region, assuming the track of the system remains similar.
Definitely some uncertainty as to how low the system sticks around but by late Saturday into Sunday the system should slide out. While Sunday and Monday largely look dry there looks to be a few systems to the north that could drag a few cold fronts through the region. While the fronts appear mostly dry for southern WI as of right now, models tend to be too dry that far out, so some moisture could bring some precip chances for the beginning of next week.


(Issued 200 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2023)

MVFR CIGS have slid out/dissipated faster than expected and have returned to VFR conditions for much of southern WI. Southwest winds expected through this evening becoming breezy at times until the front comes through later tonight. Some mid to upper level CIGS are expected with the front. Behind the front expect west to northwest winds, being a bit breezy but gradually decreasing through the day Tuesday. Otherwise expect mostly clear conditions Tuesday.


(Issued 200 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2023)

High pressure along the southern Ohio River Valley this afternoon will strengthen into tonight as the low pressure in central Canada tracks east. Southwest winds will gradually increase into tonight as the pressure gradient strengthens between the strengthening high to the southeast and the low to the north. A Gale Warning has been issued for the north half of the lake tonight with a Small Craft Advisory in effect for the nearshore areas (continuing through Tuesday evening).

The winds will veer to west northwest behind the front late tonight and remain brisk for Tuesday and Tuesday night but remain below gale force. Modest westerly winds are expected for Wednesday as high pressure sets up across the region. This high pressure will strengthen and as it moves to the east Thursday into Friday another strong pressure gradient will set up between the exiting high and lower pressure to the north and west, potentially bringing another period of gales for the north parts of the lake and a period of Small Craft conditions as well for the nearshore areas.


Gale Warning
LMZ261-LMZ362-LMZ364-LMZ366-LMZ563-LMZ565- LMZ567-LMZ868...9 PM Monday to 6 AM Tuesday.

Small Craft Advisory...LMZ643-LMZ644-LMZ645-LMZ646...9 PM Monday to midnight Wednesday.

Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesinHgDewPt
KNSW3 - Kenosha, WI 10 mi33 min S 4.1G5.1 33°F 30.13
MLWW3 - Milwaukee, WI 19 mi23 min SSW 5.1G7 32°F
WHRI2 - Waukegan Harbor, IL 26 mi93 min SSW 4.1G7 35°F
45214 44 mi68 min 46°F2 ft
PWAW3 - Port Washington, WI 45 mi53 min WSW 2.9G6 31°F 30.13

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Wind History for Calumet Harbor, IL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherTempDewPtRHinHg
KRAC BATTEN INTL,WI 3 sm39 minSSW 0410 smClear30°F23°F74%30.13
KENW KENOSHA RGNL,WI 10 sm39 minSSW 0610 smClear34°F25°F69%30.12
KMKE GENERAL MITCHELL INTL,WI 15 sm40 minSSW 0510 smA Few Clouds32°F21°F64%30.09
KUGN WAUKEGAN NATIONAL,IL 21 sm41 minSSW 0410 smClear28°F21°F74%30.12
KBUU BURLINGTON MUNI,WI 23 sm17 minS 0510 smClear30°F28°F93%30.11

Wind History from RAC
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