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Heavy lake-effect snow continues across lower Great Lakes

Another round of heavy lake-effect snow is forecast for the Great Lakes through mid-day Friday. An additional 30 inches or more could fall in some locations, on top of the impressive amounts that have fallen already. This will result in very difficult or nearly impossible travel at times in the heaviest snow bands. The snow should taper off during the morning on Friday.
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5NM WSW Yakutat AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Sunny

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 44 °F

Tonight

Slight Chc Rain/Snow

Winds IncreasingE 20kt
< 1ft

Low: 33 °F

Friday

Rain/Snow Likely

E 15kt
< 1ft

High: 42 °F

Friday
Night

Rain

E 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 37 °F

Saturday

Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 42 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 35 °F

Sunday

Rain Likely

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 42 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 36 °F

Monday

Rain Likely

ESE 10kt
< 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: 7:50 am AKST Nov 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 12pm AKST Nov 20, 2014-6pm AKST Nov 26, 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.

  • SynopsisA WEAK LOW OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE AND HAIDA GWAII WILL WEAKEN FURTHER AND MOVE SLOWLY EAST THU. A NEW STRONGER LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE EASTERN GULF THURSDAY EVENING AND PROCEED INTO THE PANHANDLE ON FRIDAY.
  • This Afternoon Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight E wind 10 to 15 kt increasing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. A slight chance of rain and snow after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday E wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of rain and snow before noon, then rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night E wind around 10 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday ESE 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.