Warmup expected in the East, cooler weather forecast across parts of West
Much of the eastern U.S. will see a significant warming trend beginning on Friday, with high temperatures as much as 10-15 degrees warmer than on Thursday. The warming trend will continue into the weekend. Meanwhile, temperatures will be on the decrease across much of the northern Plains and Intermountain West over the next several days.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
6NM 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: 11:39 pm AKST Nov 27, 2014
Forecast Valid: 11am AKST Nov 28, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 4, 2014
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.
- SynopsisAS HIGH PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN BC DRIFTS SE AND WEAKENS THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING OUTFLOW WINDS CONTINUE TO DIMINISH. A NEW FRONTAL
SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN GULF FROM THE WEST ON SAT.
- Today ENE wind 10 to 15 kt decreasing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Tonight Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain and snow after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
- Saturday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain and snow. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Saturday Night SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain and snow, mainly after midnight. Seas 2 ft building to 5 ft.
- Sunday S wind 5 to 10 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Rain. Seas 2 ft building to 6 ft.
- Sunday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain. Seas 2 ft building to 6 ft.
- Monday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain and snow. Seas around 5 ft.
- Monday Night S wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain and snow. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
- Tuesday S wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
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Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
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