More tranquil weather across much of the Country during the weekend with milder temperatures in the East
Following the widespread winter storm across a large portion of the U.S. earlier this week, more tranquil weather can be expected as we head into the weekend. Temperatures across the eastern U.S. are expected to increase each day through the weekend and should get closer to normal by Monday. Under a strong upper ridge, the West will enjoy mild weather with little chance of precipitation.
4NM S Sitka AK
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point
Last Update: 1:14 pm AKST Mar 6, 2015
Forecast Valid: 8pm AKST Mar 6, 2015-6pm AKDT Mar 13, 2015
WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.
- SynopsisA STRONG LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AK INTERIOR TOWARD THE AK GULF
THROUGH SAT EVENING USHERING IN COLD AIR AND HIGHER WINDS
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.
- Tonight SSE wind 5 to 10 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 2 ft.
- Saturday SSE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain likely, mainly after noon. Seas around 3 ft.
- Saturday Night S wind around 15 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Sunday W wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Sunday Night SW wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow. Seas around 4 ft.
- Monday SSW wind 10 to 15 kt. Snow likely before noon, then rain and snow likely. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
- Monday Night SW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. A chance of snow. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Tuesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
- Tuesday Night ENE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
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