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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.
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4NM S Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Isolated Showers

SSE 10kt
2ft

Low: 39 °F

Saturday

Rain Likely

SSE 15kt
3ft

High: 43 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain

WSW 15kt
3-4ft

Low: 38 °F

Sunday

Rain

W 15kt
3-4ft

High: 42 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Rain/Snow

SW 15kt
4ft

Low: 32 °F

Monday

Rain/Snow Likely

SSW 15kt
4-5ft

High: 37 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow

SW 10kt
3-4ft

Low: 31 °F

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Light Wind
3ft

High: 36 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

ENE 10kt
3ft

Low: 31 °F

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

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Detailed Forecast

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.
*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.