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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

7NM SE Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast

[NOTICE]
  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    NE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 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: 11:07 pm AKDT May 2, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2am AKDT May 3, 2015-6pm AKDT May 9, 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: LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE SOUTHERN GULF FROM THE SOUTHWEST SAT NIGHT. ON SUN THE LOW WILL MOVE EASTWARD TO A POSITION SOUTHWEST OF HAIDA GWAII WHILE THE NORTHERN GULF REMAINS QUIET. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER INTERIOR ALASKA AND THE YUKON THROUGH SUN.

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
NE wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
NE wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. 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.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 56.98°N 135.12°W
Last Update: 11:07 pm AKDT May 2, 2015
Forecast Valid: 2am AKDT May 3, 2015-6pm AKDT May 9, 2015
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