Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest.
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4NM S Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Cloudy

    ENE 10kt
    2ft

    High: 39 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Chance Rain/Snow

    SE 15kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 36 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday

    Showers

    S 20kt
    2-4ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SSW 15kt
    2-4ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely

    ESE 15kt
    3ft

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    E 20kt
    3ft

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Snow Likely

    SE 20kt
    2-3ft

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    SSE 20kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    SE 15kt
    2ft

    High: 38 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:48 am AKST Jan 21, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm AKST Jan 21, 2018-6pm AKST Jan 27, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

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

Synopsis: A weakening surface low west of Haida Gwaii will continue to weaken and lift northeast across the panhandle today. A developing surface low will then push south out of mainland Alaska into the central Gulf Sunday night. Northerly outflow will continue throughout the northern inner channels through Sunday. As the surface high breaks down over the Yukon into Monday, expect winds to begin to diminish slightly.

This Afternoon
ENE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
E wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Scattered rain showers before 9pm, then scattered rain and snow showers between 9pm and 3am, then scattered rain showers after 3am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday
S wind 10 to 20 kt. Showers, mainly before noon. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Monday Night
SSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming ESE after midnight. Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Tuesday
ESE wind around 15 kt. Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
E wind around 20 kt. Snow showers likely, mainly after 3am. Seas around 3 ft.
Wednesday
SE wind around 20 kt. Snow likely, mainly before 9am. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
SSE wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thursday
SE wind around 15 kt. A chance of rain and snow. 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: 9:48 am AKST Jan 21, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm AKST Jan 21, 2018-6pm AKST Jan 27, 2018
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