Tracking a Strong Cold Front Crossing the Central to Eastern States into the Weekend

A strong cold front will cross the Rockies today, Midwest Friday, Great Lakes to Mississippi Valley Saturday, then East Coast on Sunday with areas of showers and thunderstorms. Cold high pressure in the wake of the front will bring areas of gusty winds and snow to the Rockies and Plains today into Saturday. Severe thunderstorms will be possible Saturday from east Texas into the Mid to Deep South.

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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

7NM WNW Kachemak Bay AK

Marine Point Forecast

  • Today


    W 20kt
    Waves Building6ft

    High: 37 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tonight

    Freezing Spray

    W 25kt

    Low: 24 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Friday

    Slight Chc Snow

    W 15ktWinds Decreasing

    High: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Snow

    SSW 10ktWinds Decreasing

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Snow

    N 10kt

    High: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Snow Likely

    NNW 10kt

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Snow Likely

    Winds IncreasingNNE 25kt
    Waves Building5ft

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Snow Likely

    NE 25kt

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Snow Likely

    NE 20kt

    High: 36 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:19 am AKST Dec 7, 2023
Forecast Valid: 9am AKST Dec 7, 2023-6pm AKST Dec 13, 2023

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: A 997 mb low 40 nm South of Cordova moves inland at 1006 mb by Thu afternoon. A 996 mb low enters the Gulf 80 nm southwest of Homer late Thu morning and pushes northeastward. Its front wraps over the North Gulf Coast through Fri afternoon.

SE wind 15 to 20 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. Rain and snow before 3pm, then a chance of snow. Seas 2 ft building to 6 ft.
W wind 20 to 25 kt. Widespread freezing spray. Mostly clear. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
W wind 10 to 15 kt becoming WSW 5 to 10 kt in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. A slight chance of snow showers after 3pm. Widespread freezing spray before 9am, then Widespread freezing spray after 3pm. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Friday Night
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Scattered snow showers before 9pm, then scattered snow showers after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
NNE wind around 10 kt becoming E in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Scattered snow showers before 3pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind around 10 kt becoming NNE after midnight. Snow likely, mainly after 3am. Seas around 2 ft.
NNE wind 10 to 15 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Snow likely, mainly after 3pm. Seas 2 ft building to 5 ft.
Sunday Night
NE wind 15 to 25 kt. Snow likely. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
NE wind 10 to 20 kt. Snow likely. Seas 2 to 3 ft.


  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: 5:19 am AKST Dec 7, 2023
Forecast Valid: 9am AKST Dec 7, 2023-6pm AKST Dec 13, 2023
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