National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Coastal low to bring gusty winds and periods of heavy rain to New England while moderate to heavy rain is expected to linger in the Pacific Northwest and northern California

A coastal low will slowly intensify before moving out of the New England area. Increasingly heavy rainfall will impact the region through Friday. In addition, winds will increase and seas will become rough as the storm gradually intensifies just off the coast. Out west, a cold front approaching the Pacific Northwest will bring moderate to heavy rain to Washington, Oregon and northern California.
Read More...

6NM SSW Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Showers

ESE 25kt
Waves Building18ft

Low: 47 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Wednesday

Showers

ESE 25kt
13ftWaves Subsiding

High: 49 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Wednesday
Night

Scattered Showers

ENE 10kt
4ft

Low: 44 °F

Thursday

Scattered Showers

E 15kt
3ft

High: 49 °F

Thursday
Night

Scattered Showers

E 10kt
3ft

Low: 41 °F

Friday

Scattered Showers

E 10kt
3ft

High: 50 °F

Friday
Night

Scattered Showers

E 10kt
2ft

Low: 43 °F

Saturday

Chance Rain

Light Wind
2ft

High: 50 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Rain

Light Wind
2ft

Low: 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: 5:30 pm AKDT Oct 21, 2014
Forecast Valid: 11pm AKDT Oct 21, 2014-6pm AKDT Oct 28, 2014

View Nearby Observations

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 GALE FORCE LOW IN THE SE GULF WILL MOVE TO THE W CENTRAL GULF BY WED MORNING. THE SECOND WRAP FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE N ACROSS THE PANHANDLE THROUGH EARLY TUE NIGHT. THE LOW WILL PERSIST IN THE GULF THROUGH THU NIGHT.
  • Overnight ESE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 12 ft building to 18 ft.
  • Wednesday ESE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Seas 13 ft subsiding to 5 ft.
  • Wednesday Night ENE wind 5 to 10 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then isolated showers between 7pm and 1am. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Thursday E wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers after 7am. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Thursday Night E wind 5 to 10 kt. Scattered showers. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Friday E wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Friday Night E wind around 10 kt. Scattered showers. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain. Seas around 2 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.