Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

2NM E Point Baker AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Showers Likely

    S 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Scattered Showers

    SW 15kt
    3ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    NE 25kt
    3-5ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain

    ENE 20kt
    3-4ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    SSE 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Rain Likely

    ENE 10kt
    1-2ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    E 10kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain

    ESE 10kt
    2ft

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    ENE 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 41 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:29 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
Forecast Valid: 11pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016

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

Synopsis: A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE PANHANDLE THROUGH SATURDAY. A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE EASTERN GULF ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

Overnight
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday
WSW wind around 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Scattered showers before noon. Seas around 3 ft.
Saturday Night
E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NE after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Sunday
ENE wind 15 to 20 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sunday Night
SSE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Rain likely. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Monday
ENE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
E wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Tuesday
ESE wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
ESE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming ENE after midnight. A chance of rain. Seas 2 to 3 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: 56.36°N 133.55°W
Last Update: 8:29 pm AKST Feb 5, 2016
Forecast Valid: 11pm AKST Feb 5, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
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