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Tropical Storm Bertha moving toward northeastern Caribbean

The National Hurricane Center is currently monitoring Tropical Storm Bertha as it moves toward the northeastern Caribbean, with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, with Bertha expected to pass just south of Puerto Rico on Saturday, before eventually curving to the north and northeast, away from the U.S. mainland.
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6NM SSW Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Sunny

NW 10kt
2ft

High: 61 °F

Tonight

Mostly Clear

NW 10kt
2ft

Low: 55 °F

Saturday

Sunny

WNW 10kt
2ft

High: 61 °F

Saturday
Night

Increasing Clouds

SW 15kt
2-3ft

Low: 57 °F

Sunday

Mostly Cloudy

Light Wind
1ft

High: 59 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Rain

Light Wind
1-2ft

Low: 56 °F

Monday

Rain Likely

SE 10kt
3ft

High: 59 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Rain

SSE 10kt
3ft

Low: 53 °F

Tuesday

Rain Likely

SSE 10kt
3ft

High: 59 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:06 am AKDT Aug 1, 2014
Forecast Valid: 7am AKDT Aug 1, 2014-6pm AKDT Aug 7, 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.

  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT EAST AS THE LOW OVER THE CENTRAL GULF DRIFTS TO THE WEST THROUGH SUNDAY.
  • Today NW wind around 10 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tonight NW wind around 10 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday N wind around 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night WSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Increasing clouds. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sunday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Sunday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain after 1am. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Monday SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain likely, mainly after 7am. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Monday Night SSE wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Tuesday SSE wind 5 to 10 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.