Watching the Potential East Coast Storm Late This Week

Bitterly cold temperatures will persist across portions of the Plains, Great Lakes region and Northeast this week as a series of cold fronts moves across those regions. A weak system will track across the south this week with some wet weather. These systems may merge just off the east coast late this week. Meanwhile, ridge out west is resulting in air stagnation for the Pacific Northwest.

Last Update: 355 AM AKST Wed Jan 26 2022

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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

8NM NE Point Baker AK

Marine Zone Forecast

Synopsis: High pressure over northern BC sinks S as a deep low moves into the far SW gulf today. An associated gale-force weather front reaches the shores of Southeast Alaska Thu morning. Outlook: The low remains in the western gulf with a series of weather fronts pushing into the Panhandle through the weekend.

E wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, except 5 ft near ocean entrances. Areas of fog with visibility 1 nm or less in the morning.
SE wind increasing to 20 kt late. Seas building to 4 ft late.
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain in the afternoon.
Thu Night
NE wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
NE wind 20 kt becoming SE. Seas 4 ft.
SE wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
E wind 15 kt becoming N. Seas 3 ft.
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Last Update: 355 AM AKST Wed Jan 26 2022
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