Drift River Terminal Weather

60°33'N 152°8'W

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Current Conditions
Overcast
21°F
Feels like: 13°F
Wind Chill: 13°F Ceiling: 1400ft
Heat Index: 21°F Visibility: 1mi
Dew Point: 20°F Wind: 6mph
Humidity: 96% Direction: 40° (NE)
Pressure: 29.28" Gusts: -
Reported: 10 minutes 35 seconds ago
December 14, 2018 9:30 pm AKST
Location: 60.553N 152.137W or 0 nautical miles SW of search location of 60.555N 152.133W.
Wind Direction: N (350°)
Wind Speed: 7 knots
Wind Gust: 9 knots
Air Temperature: 21°F (-6.3°C)
Dew Point: 14°F (-10.1°C)
December 14, 2018 9:24 pm AKST
Location: 60.683N 151.399W or 23 nautical miles ENE of search location of 60.555N 152.133W.
Wind Direction: NNE (30°)
Wind Speed: 9 knots
Wind Gust: 12 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.28 in (991.4 mb)
Air Temperature: 23°F (-5.1°C)
Water Temperature: 37°F (2.8°C)
December 14, 2018 8:45 pm AKST
Location: 59.77N 151.868W or 48 nautical miles S of search location of 60.555N 152.133W.
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.21 in (989.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 18°F (-7.9°C)
Dew Point: 16°F (-8.7°C)
Friday, December 14
10:09am / 3:51pm 1:54pm / 12:01am
Snow
20°
19°
Day:
Night: Snow this evening will give way to lingering snow showers late. Low 19F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 80%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Saturday, December 15
10:10am / 3:51pm 2:05pm / 12:15am
AM Clouds/PM Sun
26°
22°
Day: Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High 26F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph.
Night: Cloudy. Low 22F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday, December 16
10:11am / 3:51pm 2:15pm / 1:32am
Snow
26°
21°
Snow. Highs in the mid 20s and lows in the low 20s.
Monday, December 17
10:12am / 3:51pm 2:25pm / 2:52am
Mostly Cloudy
23°
18°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the upper teens.
Tuesday, December 18
10:13am / 3:51pm 2:37pm / 4:15am
Mostly Cloudy
21°
15°
Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the mid teens.
Wednesday, December 19
10:14am / 3:51pm 2:52pm / 5:40am
PM Snow Showers
18°
17°
Snow showers developing in the afternoon. Highs in the upper teens with temperatures nearly steady overnight.
Thursday, December 20
10:14am / 3:52pm 3:12pm / 7:09am
Partly Cloudy
21°
19°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 20s and lows in the upper teens.
Friday, December 21
10:15am / 3:52pm 3:41pm / 8:38am
Mostly Cloudy
26°
24°
Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the mid 20s with temperatures nearly steady overnight.
Saturday, December 22
10:15am / 3:53pm 4:27pm / 10:00am
AM Snow Showers
28°
25°
Morning snow showers. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the mid 20s.
Sunday, December 23
10:16am / 3:53pm 5:31pm / 11:06am
Cloudy
29°
24°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the mid 20s.
Wind Forecast
Day FridaySaturdaySunday
MPH 14 14 13 13 14 12 9 6 7 10 13 8
NNE
NNE
NNE
NNE
NNE
NNE
NNE
NE
NE
NNE
NNE
NNE
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Marine Forecast
...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...
Synopsis: A strong front continues across the Gulf through Sun afternoon. The associated 953 mb low 270 nm southeast of Sand Point Fri afternoon moves into the southern Gulf by Sat afternoon at 960 mb and then moves near Middleton Island at 969 mb by Sun afternoon.
Overnight
N wind around 15 kt. Snow before 3am. Seas around 4 ft.
Saturday
N wind around 15 kt. A chance of snow between 9am and noon. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
N wind 10 to 15 kt decreasing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. A chance of snow after 3am. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
Sunday
NNE wind 5 to 15 kt. A chance of snow before 9am, then snow likely after noon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
NNE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Snow likely. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Monday
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming N 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Snow showers likely before 9am. Seas 1 ft building to 4 ft.
Monday Night
N wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of snow showers after 9pm. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tuesday
N wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of snow. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
N wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of snow showers. Seas around 3 ft.

*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.