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Calm, but cold conditions move into eastern, southern U.S. behind storm

The late-season winter storm that brought snow and ice to parts of the eastern and southern U.S. has moved offshore and in its wake high pressure and arctic air will settle in. Temperatures will be 10-30 degrees below normal on Friday across these regions. Meanwhile, light snow showers are possible across parts of the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes.
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4NM S Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Isolated Showers

S 10kt
2ft

High: 43 °F

Tonight

Slight Chc Rain

SSE 10kt
2ft

Low: 39 °F

Saturday

Rain Likely

SSE 15kt
Waves Building5ft

High: 44 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain

SW 20kt
Waves Building6ft

Low: 38 °F

Sunday

Rain

WSW 15kt
3-4ft

High: 42 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Snow

W 15kt
Waves Building9ft

Low: 32 °F

Monday

Chance Rain/Snow

WSW 10kt
4-6ft

High: 37 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow

WSW 10kt
4-5ft

Low: 31 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow

WNW 10kt
6ftWaves Subsiding

High: 36 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:01 am AKST Mar 6, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12pm AKST Mar 6, 2015-6pm AKDT Mar 12, 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.

  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE OVER THE PANHANDLE WILL FAVOR WEAK WINDS OVER THE GULF AND INNER CHANNELS DURING FRIDAY. OUTLOOK. LOW PRESSURE WILL USHER IN COLD AIR AND HIGHER WINDS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.
  • This Afternoon S wind 5 to 10 kt. Isolated showers. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tonight SSE wind 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of rain. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday SSE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain likely, mainly after noon. Seas 1 ft building to 5 ft.
  • Saturday Night SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft.
  • Sunday WSW wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sunday Night W wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 3 ft building to 9 ft.
  • Monday WSW wind around 10 kt. A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
  • Monday Night WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Tuesday ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming WNW in the afternoon. A chance of snow. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 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.