Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

8NM SSW Montegue Island AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Slight Chc Rain/Snow

    E 25kt
    5ft

    Low: 39 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday

    Snow Likely

    NE 25kt
    5-6ft

    High: 41 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain

    SE 25kt
    6-7ft

    Low: 39 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Monday

    Rain/Snow

    SE 25kt
    7-8ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Rain

    ESE 20kt
    4-6ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Rain Likely

    NE 15kt
    3-4ft

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    NNE 20kt
    4ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Rain

    ENE 20kt
    4ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    ENE 25kt
    5ft

    Low: 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: 3:34 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
Forecast Valid: 2am AKST Feb 7, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 13, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GULF OF ALASKA COAST UP TO 100 NM OUT INCLUDING KODIAK ISLAND AND COOK INLET. WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

Synopsis: A 965 MB LOW 390 NM SOUTH OF KODIAK ISLAND LATE TONIGHT WILL MOVE TO 110 NM SOUTHWEST OF KODIAK ISLAND AT 981 MB LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS LOW WILL THEN MOVE TO 90 NM SOUTHEAST OF CAPE NEWENHAM AT 985 MB MONDAY AFTERNOON.

Overnight
E wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Seas around 5 ft.
Sunday
NE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Snow likely after noon. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
Sunday Night
E wind 20 to 25 kt becoming SE after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
Monday
SE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain before noon, then rain and snow. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
Monday Night
ESE wind 10 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Tuesday
ESE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Rain likely, mainly before noon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tuesday Night
NNE wind around 20 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 4 ft.
Wednesday
ENE wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 4 ft.
Wednesday Night
ENE wind 20 to 25 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 5 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: 59.93°N 147.49°W
Last Update: 3:34 pm AKST Feb 6, 2016
Forecast Valid: 2am AKST Feb 7, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 13, 2016
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