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Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.
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13NM ESE Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Showers Likely

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 38 °F

Friday

Showers

SW 10kt
< 1ft

High: 44 °F

Friday
Night

Heavy Rain

NE 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 36 °F

Saturday

Heavy Rain

NE 15kt
< 1ft

High: 46 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain

SW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 38 °F

Sunday

Rain

SW 15kt
< 1ft

High: 46 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely

NE 20kt
< 1ft

Low: 36 °F

Monday

Rain Likely

NE 15kt
< 1ft

High: 45 °F

Monday
Night

Rain Likely

SW 10kt
< 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: 2:27 pm AKDT Oct 30, 2014
Forecast Valid: 12am AKDT Oct 31, 2014-6pm AKST Nov 6, 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.

  • SynopsisLOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH FRIDAY. A FRONT EXTENDING FROM A LOW MOVING INTO THE BERING SEA WILL CROSS THE AK GULF FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.
  • Overnight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday SW wind around 10 kt. Showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night SW wind around 15 kt becoming NE in the evening. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday NE wind around 15 kt becoming SW in the morning. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night SW wind around 10 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday SW wind around 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday Night SW wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. 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.