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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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

2NM W Portage AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Rain/Snow

    ESE 25kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain/Snow

    E 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    E 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow

    E 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Chance Snow

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 22 °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 12, 2016
Forecast Valid: 3am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 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 987 MB LOW 90 NM SOUTH OF SEWARD BECOMES MOVE INLAND OVER THE KENAI PENINSULA THIS EVENING AND WEAKENS. A FRONT MOVES INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF SAT MORNING...THEN MOVES INTO THE NORTHWESTERN GULF SAT NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED 981 MB LOW 200 NM SOUTHEAST OF SITKINAK SAT MORNING MOVES INLAND NEAR KODIAK ISLAND AT 987 MB SUN MORNING.

Overnight
ESE wind around 25 kt. Rain and snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
E wind around 20 kt. Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 3pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
E wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain and snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
E wind around 10 kt. Snow before noon, then rain and snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Snow likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Washington's Birthday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of snow showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain and snow showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly 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: 60.83°N 149.06°W
Last Update: 3:34 pm AKST Feb 12, 2016
Forecast Valid: 3am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
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