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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  • Overnight

    Isolated Showers

    E 15kt
    4ft

    Low: 43 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Scattered Showers

    E 15kt
    3-4ft

    High: 44 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain

    ESE 15kt
    Waves Building9ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain

    S 10kt
    Waves Building6ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers

    S 10kt
    Waves Building6ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Showers Likely

    E 10kt
    Waves Building7ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    E 10kt
    3ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain

    NE 10kt
    3ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    Light Wind
    3-4ft

    Low: 34 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:26 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
Forecast Valid: 3am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

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 GALE FORCE LOW WILL WEAKEN FRIDAY NIGHT OVER THE NORTHERN GULF. A WEAK SURFACE RIDGE OVER THE INNER CHANNELS WILL DRIFT EAST INTO CANADA TONIGHT. A SECOND FRONT WILL APPROACH THE PANHANDLE FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

Overnight
E wind around 15 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 4 ft.
Saturday
E wind 10 to 15 kt. Scattered showers before noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Saturday Night
ESE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Rain. Seas 3 ft building to 9 ft.
Sunday
S wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Rain. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft.
Sunday Night
S wind 5 to 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Showers. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft.
Washington's Birthday
SW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Showers likely. Seas 3 ft building to 7 ft.
Monday Night
E wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. 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: 9:26 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
Forecast Valid: 3am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
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