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Significant threat for flash flooding continues across the southwestern U.S.

Heavy precipitation continues to be forecast for much of the Southwest U.S. this week due to the remnants of weakening Tropical Storm Odile. The heavy rainfall will be concentrated across southern Arizona, southern New Mexico and western Texas where 3 to 6 inches could fall through Friday, with some locales receiving up to 9 inches. Flash Flood Watches remain in effect for much of this area.
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6NM S Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Partly Sunny

Light Wind
2ft

High: 58 °F

Tonight

Rain Likely

SE 15kt
2-4ft

Low: 53 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Thursday

Rain

ESE 20kt
8ft

High: 57 °F

Thursday
Night

Rain

SSW 20kt
8-10ft

Low: 53 °F

Friday

Rain

SSW 15kt
8-10ft

High: 57 °F

Friday
Night

Rain Likely

SSE 15kt
8ft

Low: 54 °F

Saturday

Rain Likely

SE 10kt
4ft

High: 58 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain Likely

SE 10kt
5ft

Low: 54 °F

Sunday

Rain Likely

SE 10kt
5-6ft

High: 57 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:16 am AKDT Sep 17, 2014
Forecast Valid: 12pm AKDT Sep 17, 2014-6pm AKDT Sep 23, 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.

  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL WEAKEN WED AS A NEW FRONT MOVES IN FROM THE WEST. A GALE FORCE LOW WILL DEVELOP TO 975 MB OVER THE CENTRAL GULF ON THU WITH THE ASSOCIATED FRONT MOVING ONTO THE EASTERN GULF COAST EARLY FRI.
  • This Afternoon Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tonight SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Thursday ESE wind around 20 kt. Rain. Seas around 8 ft.
  • Thursday Night SSW wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
  • Friday SSW wind around 15 kt. Rain. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
  • Friday Night SSE wind around 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 8 ft.
  • Saturday SE wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Saturday Night SE wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Sunday SE wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 5 to 6 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.