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Rain, thunderstorms possible for parts of Texas and Gulf Coast; additional rain and mountain snow forecast out West

A developing storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms across parts of South Texas and the western Gulf Coast on Thursday. Some of the thunderstorms that develop late Thursday night into Friday have the potential to be severe. Meanwhile, additional rainfall and mountain snow is forecast for northern California and the Pacific Northwest.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

8NM WNW Metlakatla AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Rain

SSE 40ktWinds Decreasing
6-8ft

High: 44 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Tonight

Rain

SE 25kt
5ft

Low: 41 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Friday

Rain

SE 30kt
5-6ft

High: 41 °F

Friday
Night

Rain

Winds IncreasingSE 40kt
Waves Building8ft

Low: 39 °F

Saturday

Heavy Rain

SE 35kt
5-7ft

High: 42 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain

SE 25kt
3-5ft

Low: 39 °F

Sunday

Rain

SE 20kt
4ft

High: 42 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely

SE 20kt
4ft

Low: 39 °F

Monday

Rain Likely

SE 15kt
3ft

High: 40 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:02 am AKST Dec 18, 2014
Forecast Valid: 10am AKST Dec 18, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 24, 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 STORM FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE NORTHWESTWARD THROUGH THE EASTERN GULF THU. A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL REACH THE EASTERN GULF ON FRI.
  • Today SSE wind 35 to 40 kt decreasing to 30 to 35 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 kt. Rain. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
  • Tonight SE wind around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Friday SE wind 25 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Friday Night SE wind 25 to 30 kt increasing to 35 to 40 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 kt. Rain. Seas 5 ft building to 8 ft.
  • Saturday SE wind 25 to 35 kt, with gusts as high as 50 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
  • Saturday Night SE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
  • Sunday SE wind around 20 kt. Rain. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Sunday Night SE wind around 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Monday SE wind around 15 kt. Rain likely. 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.