Hazardous marine condition(s):
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.
Synopsis...A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE WILL SHIFT E OF THE
AREA BY WED MORNING. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER
THE PANHANDLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. OUTLOOK. A STRONG LOW AND
ITS ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE EASTERN GULF ON
This Afternoon: SE wind around 40 kt, with gusts as high as 55 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas around 8 ft.
Tonight: SE wind 35 to 40 kt, with gusts as high as 55 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
Wednesday: SE wind around 15 kt becoming NW in the morning. Rain, mainly before noon. Seas around 3 ft.
Wednesday Night: SE wind around 15 kt. A chance of rain after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
Thursday: SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thursday Night: SE wind around 20 kt. Rain. Seas around 4 ft.
Friday: SE wind around 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
Friday Night: SE wind around 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
Saturday: SE wind around 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 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.
|Ketchikan International Airport|
Lat: 55.35 Lon: -131.7 Elev: 76
Last Update on Jan 1, 12:00 am UTC
Not a Current Observation