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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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Rain/Snow Likely

    E 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain/Snow

    E 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    NNE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 33 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:33 am AKST Feb 13, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016

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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 981 MB LOW 225 NM SOUTHEAST OF SITKINAK ISLAND WILL BE A 985 MB LOW 25 NM NORTH OF KODIAK CITY SAT NIGHT THEN MOVES INTO SOUTHWEST ALASKA AND DISSIPATES.

Today
E wind around 10 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Rain and snow likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain and snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
E wind 5 to 10 kt. Snow before 9am, then rain and snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 9pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Washington's Birthday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Snow likely before noon, then scattered rain and snow showers between noon and 3pm, then scattered rain showers after 3pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. 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: 61.06°N 146.72°W
Last Update: 4:33 am AKST Feb 13, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am AKST Feb 13, 2016-6pm AKST Feb 19, 2016
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