Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend
A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the West Coast through Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
8NM WSW 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: 1:53 pm AKST Dec 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 7pm AKST Dec 20, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 27, 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 WEAKENING LOW WILL MOVE NORTHWEST TO NEAR PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND
SAT NIGHT. A SECOND WEAK LOW WILL BE MOVING EAST ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN GULF AND INTO THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE SUN.
- Tonight SE wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 7 ft building to 10 ft.
- Sunday SSE wind around 15 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Showers. Seas 8 to 9 ft.
- Sunday Night SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Showers. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
- Monday SSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SE 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Seas around 4 ft.
- Monday Night ESE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
- Tuesday SSE wind 15 to 25 kt decreasing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
- Tuesday Night S wind 10 to 15 kt decreasing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
- Wednesday WSW wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 4 ft.
- Wednesday Night S wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 3 ft.
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.
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.
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