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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 on Friday and 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 SSW Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Showers

SSE 20kt
3-4ft

High: 46 °F

Tonight

Rain

SE 25kt
4-5ft

Low: 44 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Saturday

Rain

S 15kt
4-5ft

High: 46 °F

Saturday
Night

Showers

S 15kt
6ft

Low: 41 °F

Sunday

Showers

SSE 15kt
6-8ft

High: 46 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain

ESE 15kt
10ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 41 °F

Monday

Rain Likely

ESE 15kt
6-7ft

High: 45 °F

Monday
Night

Rain Likely

SSE 15kt
4-5ft

Low: 40 °F

Tuesday

Rain Likely

SSE 15kt
3ft

High: 44 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:53 am AKDT Oct 31, 2014
Forecast Valid: 9am AKDT Oct 31, 2014-6pm AKST Nov 6, 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 ASSOCIATED WITH LOW PRESSURE OVER THE BERING SEA WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GULF FRIDAY NIGHT...AND THEN ENTER THE PANHANDLE SATURDAY MORNING.
  • Today SSE wind 10 to 20 kt. Showers. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Tonight SE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Saturday S wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Saturday Night S wind 10 to 15 kt. Showers. Seas around 6 ft.
  • Sunday SSE wind around 15 kt. Showers. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
  • Sunday Night ESE wind around 15 kt. Rain. Seas 10 ft subsiding to 7 ft.
  • Monday ESE wind around 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
  • Monday Night SSE wind around 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Tuesday SSE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain likely. 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.