Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

206NM N Kiska AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Chance Rain/Snow

    NNE 15kt
    5-6ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow

    NE 20kt
    Waves Building8ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NE 25kt
    8-9ft

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely

    ENE 20kt
    8-9ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Snow

    NE 20kt
    7-8ft

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    NE 15kt
    6-7ft

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    ENE 10kt
    4-6ft

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    S 15kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    SW 25kt
    Waves Building11ft

    High: 35 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:20 am AKST Feb 11, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016

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WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

Synopsis: A 984 MB LOW NEAR 51N 162W DISSIPATES BY THU EVENING WHILE REMAINING NEARLY STATIONARY. A COMPLEX LOW WITH MULTIPLE CENTERS SOUTH OF THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS THU AFTERNOON MERGES INTO A 970 MB LOW NEAR 48N 174W LATE THU NIGHT...THEN MOVES TO 47N 175W AT 969 MB LATE FRI NIGHT.

Today
NNE wind 10 to 15 kt. Scattered snow showers before 1pm, then scattered rain and snow showers between 1pm and 4pm, then scattered snow showers after 4pm. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Tonight
NE wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of rain and snow showers before 4am, then a chance of snow showers. Seas 5 ft building to 8 ft.
Friday
NE wind 20 to 25 kt. Rain and snow likely before 1pm, then rain likely between 1pm and 4pm, then rain and snow likely after 4pm. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
Friday Night
ENE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 7pm. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
Saturday
NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Scattered snow showers. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
Saturday Night
NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Scattered snow showers. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Sunday
ENE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Scattered snow showers before 7am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Sunday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of rain and snow showers. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Washington's Birthday
SSE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. A chance of rain and snow showers. Seas 4 ft building to 11 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 55.42°N 178.15°E
Last Update: 4:20 am AKST Feb 11, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am AKST Feb 11, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 17, 2016
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