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Arctic air to drop temperatures across the northern Plain and northern Rockies; will bring snow to the Intermountain West

An arctic front is forecast to plunge through the northern Plains and northern Rockies on Saturday bringing a drastic drop in temperatures across these areas with a burst of snow over much of the Intermountain Region. Arctic air will also filter into the Pacific Northwest bringing with it snow showers and subfreezing low temperatures.
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21NM SW Taku Harbor AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 12 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

SE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 25 °F

Saturday
Night

Snow

SE 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 23 °F

Sunday

Snow

SE 15kt
< 1ft

High: 33 °F

Sunday
Night

Snow Likely

NW 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 28 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

SE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 34 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow

SE 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 28 °F

Tuesday

Chance Snow

SE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 36 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain Likely

SE 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 32 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:41 pm AKST Nov 28, 2014
Forecast Valid: 6pm AKST Nov 28, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 5, 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.

  • SynopsisWEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF FRI NIGHT WILL GIVE WAY TO A NEW FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN GULF FROM THE WEST ON SAT. THE ASSOCIATED DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE CENTER WILL MOVE TO JUST SOUTH OF YAKUTAT ON SUN MORNING WITH TROUGHING EXTENDING SOUTHEASTWARD ALONG THE GULF COAST.
  • Tonight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday N wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night SE wind around 10 kt. Snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night SE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NW in the evening. Snow likely before midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday Night SE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday SE wind around 10 kt. A chance of snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night SE 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.