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Colder temperatures return to the central and eastern U.S. and winter holds a bit longer across the north.

A strong cold front is forecast to reach the East Coast by Friday morning, dropping temperatures on the order of 15 to 30 degrees by Saturday. Some lingering showers will be possible behind the front, and snow showers are possible across parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast on Friday. But tonight, heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected for the Gulf Coast and Florida.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

7NM SE Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Showers Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Showers Likely

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    NE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain

    NE 20kt
    < 1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Rain

    NE 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain

    SW 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Rain

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 35 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:14 pm AKDT Mar 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12am AKDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm AKDT Apr 2, 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.

Synopsis: SOUTHERLY FLOW OVER THE GULF AND PANHANDLE WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT TO SOUTHEASTERLY BY FRI AFTERNOON. A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL THEN MOVE NE INTO THE EASTERN GULF FRI NIGHT.

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
SW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NE after midnight. Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
NE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
NE wind around 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
SW wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.

*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.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 56.98°N 135.12°W
Last Update: 9:14 pm AKDT Mar 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12am AKDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm AKDT Apr 2, 2015
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