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Severe weather possible for parts of northern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across portions of the northern Plains, from extreme south-central North Dakota into eastern South Dakota. Isolated severe thunderstorms capable of hail and locally-strong wind gusts are possible.
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6NM S Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Scattered Showers

W 20kt
5ft

High: 52 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Tonight

Scattered Showers

NNW 15kt
8ft

Low: 41 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Wednesday

Sunny

NE 10kt
3-4ft

High: 49 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

ESE 10kt
2-3ft

Low: 45 °F

Thursday

Chance Rain

ESE 25kt
4-5ft

High: 51 °F

Thursday
Night

Rain

ESE 25kt
5-6ft

Low: 47 °F

Friday

Rain

SE 25kt
5ft

High: 55 °F

Friday
Night

Rain

S 25kt
4-5ft

Low: 47 °F

Saturday

Rain

SSW 20kt
4ft

High: 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: 9:32 am AKDT Sep 30, 2014
Forecast Valid: 1pm AKDT Sep 30, 2014-6pm AKDT Oct 6, 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 WEAK LOW IN THE NORTHERN GULF WILL MOVE E ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST TO BE NEAR CAPE FAIRWEATHER BY MIDDAY TUE. IT WILL THEN WEAKEN TO A TROUGH AND CONTINUE MOVING SE ACROSS THE REST OF THE PANHANDLE THROUGH TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE SOUTHERN YUKON TUE NIGHT INTO WED.
  • This Afternoon W wind around 20 kt. Scattered showers. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Tonight NNW wind 10 to 15 kt. Scattered showers, mainly before 7pm. Seas around 8 ft.
  • Wednesday NE wind around 10 kt. Sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Wednesday Night ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Thursday ESE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. A chance of rain after 1pm. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Thursday Night ESE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Rain, mainly after 7pm. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Friday SE wind 20 to 25 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Friday Night S wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Saturday SSW wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. 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.