Rainfall and mountain snow will continue across the western U.S. into Monday
Heavy precipitation along the west coast will persist with a focus along the Coastal Ranges and Cascades. While not nearly as impressive as recent days, the forecast suggests another 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible across this region. Farther inland, moderate to heavy snow is likely over the Wasatch and Colorado Rockies with 1 to 2 foot amounts possible through Monday.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
7NM SSE Craig AK
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.
Water temperature forecast is experimental.
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point
Last Update: 2:27 pm AKST Dec 21, 2014
Forecast Valid: 9pm AKST Dec 21, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 28, 2014
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 WEAK LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A STRONG DEVELOPING GALE FORCE LOW WILL
MOVE NORTHEAST AND OVER PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND TUESDAY.
- Tonight WSW wind 15 to 20 kt. Showers, mainly before midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Monday SW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Scattered showers. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Monday Night E wind 20 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Rain. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
- Tuesday ESE wind around 30 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Rain. Seas around 6 ft.
- Tuesday Night E wind 15 to 20 kt becoming ENE 10 to 15 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Rain, mainly before midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
- Wednesday WNW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming WSW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
- Wednesday Night S wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Christmas Day SSE wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 2 ft.
- Thursday Night SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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