Drift River Terminal Weather

60°33'N 152°8'W

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Current Conditions
Overcast
22°F
Feels like: 10°F
Wind Chill: 10°F Ceiling: 2800ft
Heat Index: 22°F Visibility: 1mi
Dew Point: 18°F Wind: 13mph
Humidity: 85% Direction: 20° (NNE)
Pressure: 30" Gusts: -
Reported: 54 minutes 44 seconds ago
Winter Weather Advisory
February 20, 2019 4:30 pm AKST
Location: 60.553N 152.137W or 0 nautical miles SW of search location of 60.555N 152.133W.
Wind Direction: NNE (20°)
Wind Speed: 10 knots
Wind Gust: 11 knots
Air Temperature: 24°F (-4.4°C)
Dew Point: 16°F (-8.7°C)
February 20, 2019 4:12 pm AKST
Location: 60.683N 151.399W or 23 nautical miles ENE of search location of 60.555N 152.133W.
Wind Direction: NE (50°)
Wind Speed: 11 knots
Wind Gust: 14 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.00 in (1016.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 24°F (-4.7°C)
Water Temperature: 30°F (-1.3°C)
February 20, 2019 3:45 pm AKST
Location: 59.77N 151.868W or 48 nautical miles S of search location of 60.555N 152.133W.
Wind Direction: ENE (60°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.97 in (1015.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 25°F (-3.9°C)
Dew Point: 22°F (-5.4°C)
Wednesday, February 20
8:32am / 6:07pm 8:03pm / 9:26am
Snow
23°
19°
Day:
Night: Snow this evening will transition to snow showers late. Low 19F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Thursday, February 21
8:29am / 6:10pm 9:39pm / 9:39am
Partly Cloudy
27°
12°
Day: Partly cloudy skies. High 27F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Night: A mostly clear sky. Low 12F. Winds light and variable.
Friday, February 22
8:26am / 6:13pm 11:12pm / 9:51am
Mostly Sunny
24°
12°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the mid 20s and lows in the low teens.
Saturday, February 23
8:23am / 6:15pm 11:59pm / 10:04am
Mostly Sunny
24°
13°
A few clouds. Highs in the mid 20s and lows in the low teens.
Sunday, February 24
8:20am / 6:18pm 12:43am / 10:17am
Partly Cloudy
26°
17°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 20s and lows in the upper teens.
Monday, February 25
8:17am / 6:21pm 2:09am / 10:33am
Mostly Cloudy
28°
16°
Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the mid teens.
Tuesday, February 26
8:14am / 6:24pm 3:30am / 10:54am
Partly Cloudy
28°
17°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the upper teens.
Wednesday, February 27
8:11am / 6:26pm 4:46am / 11:22am
Sunny
29°
18°
Sunny. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the upper teens.
Thursday, February 28
8:08am / 6:29pm 5:49am / 12:01pm
Sunny
30°
18°
Sunny. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper teens.
Friday, March 1
8:05am / 6:31pm 6:41am / 12:52pm
Mostly Sunny
30°
18°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper teens.
Wind Forecast
Day WednesdayThursdayFriday
MPH 13 13 11 6 6 6 4 5 4 3 4 3
NNE
NNE
N
N
SSW
S
WNW
NW
N
NNE
N
NNE
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Marine Forecast
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...
Synopsis: A 1011 mb low 55 nm South of Homer moves to 45 nm Northwest of Sitka at 995 mb for Thu afternoon. Its front pushes across the Gulf by Thu afternoon. High pressure builds into the Western Gulf through Fri afternoon.
This Afternoon
N wind around 10 kt. Snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
N wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Snow, mainly before 3am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
S wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
WNW wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
NNE wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
NNE wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. 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.