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Heavy snow forecast for parts of Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes

A cold air mass behind a cold front will bring below-normal temperatures across much of the eastern and northern U.S. on Wednesday and allow for snow, heavy at times, to develop across parts of the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes, mainly from central Minnesota to northern Michigan. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect across the region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

6NM SSW Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Slight Chc Rain

E 15kt
2ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Tonight

Rain

Winds IncreasingESE 35kt
2-3ft

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Thursday

Rain

ESE 20kt
4ft

Thursday
Night

Rain

S 20kt
4-6ft

Friday

Rain Likely

SE 15kt
4-5ft

Friday
Night

Rain Likely

E 25kt
4-5ft

Saturday

Rain Likely

E 20kt
5-6ft

Saturday
Night

Rain

ESE 25kt
6ft

Sunday

Rain Likely

SE 25kt
5-6ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:19 am AKST Apr 16, 2014
Forecast Valid: 2pm AKST Apr 16, 2014-6pm AKST Apr 22, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon E wind around 15 kt. A slight chance of rain. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tonight ESE wind 20 to 25 kt increasing to 30 to 35 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 kt. Rain. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Thursday ESE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Thursday Night S wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
  • Friday SE wind around 15 kt. Rain likely, mainly before noon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Friday Night E wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Saturday E wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain likely. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Saturday Night ESE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas around 6 ft.
  • Sunday SE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain likely. Seas 5 to 6 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.