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Major nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions to Northeast

A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor'easter on Monday. As the storm moves up the coast, it is expected to bring snowfall of 1-3 feet or more to many parts of the Northeast through Tuesday evening, including New York City and Boston. Strong, gusty winds will combine with the snow to create blizzard conditions along and near the coast.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

7NM SE Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Patchy Fog

Winds IncreasingNE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 37 °F

Tonight

Mostly Cloudy

NE 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 27 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

SE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 37 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain/Snow Likely

SE 20kt
< 1ft

Low: 32 °F

Wednesday

Rain

ESE 20kt
< 1ft

High: 41 °F

Wednesday
Night

Rain

ESE 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 35 °F

Thursday

Rain Likely

SE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 42 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Rain

E 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 33 °F

Friday

Chance Rain

E 20kt
< 1ft

High: 42 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:37 am AKST Jan 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 8am AKST Jan 26, 2015-6pm AKST Feb 1, 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.

  • SynopsisA RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH MON AFTERNOON. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRUSH THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE LATE MON INTO TUE AS AN ARCTIC FRONT STALLS OVER THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE.
  • Today Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday NNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night SE wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday ESE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night ESE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday SE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming S in the morning. Rain likely, mainly before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NE in the evening. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday E wind 15 to 20 kt. 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.