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Unsettled weather in store for eastern U.S. into weekend

A complex weather system moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of hazardous weather to the region into the weekend. Much colder weather is expected by Saturday, along with numerous showers and accumulating snow in the higher elevations of the Appalachians. Rain and snow will move into northern New England on Sunday.
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6NM S Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Rain

S 20kt
5ft

High: 46 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Tonight

Showers

S 20kt
5-6ft

Low: 42 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Sunday

Showers

SW 10kt
5ft

High: 46 °F

Sunday
Night

Showers Likely

WSW 10kt
4-5ft

Low: 46 °F

Monday

Rain

E 15kt
4ft

High: 46 °F

Monday
Night

Rain

E 15kt
4ft

Low: 40 °F

Tuesday

Rain Likely

SSE 15kt
4ft

High: 44 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain Likely

SE 15kt
3-4ft

Low: 39 °F

Wednesday

Rain Likely

ESE 10kt
4ft

High: 43 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:02 am AKDT Nov 1, 2014
Forecast Valid: 5am AKDT Nov 1, 2014-6pm AKST Nov 7, 2014

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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 FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE PANHANDLE SATURDAY. ELSEWHERE...LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE NORTHWESTERN GULF THROUGH SUNDAY.
  • Today S wind around 20 kt. Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Tonight S wind around 20 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Sunday SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Sunday Night WSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Monday E wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain, mainly after 7am. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Monday Night E wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SSE after midnight. Rain. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Tuesday SSE wind around 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Tuesday Night SE wind around 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Wednesday ESE wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 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.