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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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14NM WNW Metlakatla AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Mostly Clear

NW 15kt
1-3ft

Low: 57 °F

Thursday

Sunny

NW 15kt
2-3ft

High: 65 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

NNW 15kt
2-3ft

Low: 56 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

NNW 10kt
2ft

High: 65 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

N 15kt
2-3ft

Low: 55 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

N 10kt
1-2ft

High: 63 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 55 °F

Sunday

Chance Rain

Light Wind
1ft

High: 62 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 55 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:19 pm AKDT Aug 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 7pm AKDT Aug 20, 2014-6pm AKDT Aug 27, 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 RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE CENTRAL GULF THROUGH THU AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDS NW ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE.
  • Tonight NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
  • Thursday NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Thursday Night NNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Friday NNW wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Friday Night N wind 10 to 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Saturday N wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Saturday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain after 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain. Seas around 1 ft.
  • Sunday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain. 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.