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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4NM S Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Showers

    ESE 10kt
    4ft

    High: 44 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Showers

    ESE 10kt
    3ft

    Low: 42 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday

    Showers

    SSW 10kt
    3ft

    High: 44 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers

    W 10kt
    Waves Building5ft

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Chance Showers

    Winds IncreasingENE 10kt
    Waves Building7ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    NE 10kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Rain

    NE 10kt
    4ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    ESE 10kt
    4ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Rain

    ENE 10kt
    3-4ft

    High: 39 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:19 pm AKST Feb 13, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5pm AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 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 FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE PANHANDLE SATURDAY NIGHT. A DEVELOPING GALE FORCE LOW WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHERN OUTER COAST FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON SUNDAY.

This Afternoon
ESE wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers. Seas around 4 ft.
Tonight
ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Showers. Seas around 3 ft.
Sunday
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Showers. Seas around 3 ft.
Sunday Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Showers. Seas 2 ft building to 5 ft.
Washington's Birthday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming ENE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Seas 3 ft building to 7 ft.
Monday Night
NE wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Tuesday
NE wind around 10 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Rain. Seas around 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
ESE wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
Wednesday
ENE wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 3 to 4 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: 56.99°N 135.36°W
Last Update: 4:19 pm AKST Feb 13, 2016
Forecast Valid: 5pm AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
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