Rain and Snow Winding Down in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Winter Storm in Alaska

The Atmospheric River event is beginning to wind down along the West Coast. However, lingering showers and mountain snow will remain throughout the day. In the southwest, dry conditions combined with gusty winds has led to critical fire weather concerns especially in west Texas and New Mexico. A potent system in Alaska has prompted Blizzard warnings across the Western and Northern Arctic Coast.
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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

16NM NE Middleton Island AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Partly Sunny

    S 20kt
    9ft

    High: 39 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow

    Winds IncreasingSSE 35kt
    Waves Building12ft

    Low: 37 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Thursday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    WSW 30kt
    15-16ft

    High: 38 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain/Snow Likely

    W 25kt
    14ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Rain/Snow

    WSW 20kt
    8-10ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    SE 20kt
    8ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain/Snow

    Winds IncreasingWNW 35kt
    Waves Building10ft

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain/Snow

    NNW 35kt
    8-10ft

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    NNW 35kt
    8ft

    High: 35 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:03 am AKST Feb 21, 2024
Forecast Valid: 10am AKST Feb 21, 2024-6pm AKST Feb 27, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

Synopsis: A 956 mb Bering low pushes its front across the Gulf from Wed morning to Thu morning. A 989 mb low develops in Cook Inlet along the front Thu morning. It moves inland near Anchorage at 1000 mb by Thu afternoon. A 1002 mb low near Akhiok Thu morning moves near Yakutat at 1010 mb by Fri morning.

Today
SW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 9 ft.
Tonight
SSE wind 25 to 30 kt increasing to 30 to 35 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 kt. A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then rain. Seas 9 ft building to 12 ft.
Thursday
WSW wind 25 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. A chance of rain before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow. Seas 15 to 16 ft.
Thursday Night
W wind around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain and snow likely, mainly between midnight and 3am. Seas 14 ft subsiding to 11 ft.
Friday
WSW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Rain and snow. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
Friday Night
S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Rain and snow likely before 9pm, then snow. Seas 8 ft subsiding to 5 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind 10 to 20 kt increasing to 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Snow before 9am, then rain and snow. Seas 5 ft building to 10 ft.
Saturday Night
NNW wind around 35 kt. Rain and snow. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
Sunday
NNW wind 25 to 35 kt. A chance of rain and snow. Seas around 8 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: 59.61°N 145.88°W
Last Update: 5:03 am AKST Feb 21, 2024
Forecast Valid: 10am AKST Feb 21, 2024-6pm AKST Feb 27, 2024
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