Unsettled Across the West; Increasingly Rainy with a Few Storms in the South

A frontal system will bring heavy precipitation, including mountain snowfall to much of the Pacific Northwest, northern California, and portions of the Rockies through Tuesday. Elsewhere, wet weather will return to much of the South with locally heavy rainfall; a few strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible in this region by Tuesday.
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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

4NM S Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Chance Rain/Snow

    NE 15kt
    4ft

    High: 36 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Decreasing Clouds

    N 15kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 32 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tuesday

    Increasing Clouds

    NNW 10kt
    2ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    W 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Showers Likely

    WNW 10kt
    2ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Scattered Showers

    WNW 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    E 10kt
    2ft

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    ESE 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Cloudy

    ESE 10kt
    2ft

    High: 40 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:28 am AKST Dec 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 8am AKST Dec 18, 2017-6pm AKST Dec 24, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY DUE TO SEAS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

Synopsis: A low over the eastern gulf will move SE through Monday. Meanwhile high pressure will build over interior Alaska and the Yukon causing increasing northerly winds. A ridge of high pressure will build across the gulf from the west on Tuesday.

Today
E wind around 15 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Scattered rain showers before 9am, then scattered rain and snow showers. Seas around 4 ft.
Tonight
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tuesday
NNW wind 5 to 10 kt. Increasing clouds. Seas around 2 ft.
Tuesday Night
WNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming WSW in the evening. Showers likely after 3am. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
WNW wind around 10 kt. Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
WNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Scattered showers before midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday
NE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming E in the morning. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday Night
ESE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday
ESE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 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: 5:28 am AKST Dec 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 8am AKST Dec 18, 2017-6pm AKST Dec 24, 2017
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