Watching the Next Strong Cold Front to Enter the Northwest By Late Sunday

A few light rain showers and/or mixed precipitation will move across the Ohio Valley and Carolinas Saturday trailing a cold front. Late Sunday into Monday, a separate strong cold front will likely bring heavy snow to the Cascades and into the Rockies with gusty to high winds over the Intermountain West.
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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

7NM WNW Kachemak Bay AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Snow

    W 20kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chc Snow

    W 25kt
    8ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 33 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Freezing Spray

    NW 30ktWinds Decreasing
    5ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 26 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Sunday

    Freezing Spray

    NW 15kt
    2ft

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    N 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Snow

    Winds IncreasingENE 20kt
    2-4ft

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Snow Likely

    N 20kt
    2-4ft

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Snow

    NNW 20kt
    2-3ft

    High: 26 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    NW 25kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 14 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:58 pm AKST Feb 23, 2024
Forecast Valid: 1am AKST Feb 24, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 1, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: A 1009 mb low forms 100 nm southeast of the Barren Islands Fri evening, then moves to 50 nm southeast of Hinchinbrook Entrance at 998 mb by Sat afternoon. The low moves into inland Sunday morning.

Overnight
W wind 15 to 20 kt. Snow showers, mainly before 3am. Widespread freezing spray before 3am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Saturday
W wind 20 to 25 kt. A slight chance of snow showers between 9am and noon. Widespread freezing spray before noon. Seas 8 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 20 to 30 kt decreasing to 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Widespread freezing spray between 9pm and midnight, then Widespread freezing spray after 3am. Mostly clear. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
Sunday
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Widespread freezing spray before 9am. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday Night
N wind 10 to 15 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Snow likely after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Monday
ENE wind 10 to 15 kt increasing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Snow. Widespread freezing spray between 9am and 3pm. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Monday Night
N wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Snow likely, mainly before 9pm. Widespread freezing spray before 9pm, then Widespread freezing spray between midnight and 3am. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Tuesday
NNW wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 3 to 4 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: 59.59°N 151.85°W
Last Update: 8:58 pm AKST Feb 23, 2024
Forecast Valid: 1am AKST Feb 24, 2024-6pm AKST Mar 1, 2024
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