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

7NM SE Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Chance Rain/Snow

    ENE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Patchy Freezing Fog

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Patchy Freezing Fog

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    W 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    NE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Cloudy

    ENE 15kt
    < 1ft

    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: 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
ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ENE in the afternoon. Scattered snow showers before noon, then scattered rain and snow showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 3pm. Patchy freezing fog before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
NE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Patchy fog before 9pm. Patchy freezing fog after 9pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Patchy freezing fog before 9am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Snow showers likely after 3am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
SW wind around 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Rain and snow showers likely before noon, then scattered rain showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered rain showers, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
NNW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
NE wind around 15 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
ENE wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.

*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: 56.98°N 135.12°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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