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Heavy rain likely for portions of the Southeast on Friday

An area of low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico will bring several inches of rain to portions of the Southeast on Friday. Rain will be moderate to occasionally heavy at times and will make travel conditions difficult. Hardest hit areas are expected to be southern Alabama, southern Georgia and northern Florida where rainfall totals will range from 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

6NM SSW Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Showers

S 15kt
4ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Friday

Scattered Showers

SE 15kt
4ft

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Friday
Night

Scattered Showers

ESE 25kt
3ft

Saturday

Partly Sunny

E 20kt
4-5ft

Saturday
Night

Rain Likely

SE 25kt
6ft

Sunday

Rain

SE 25kt
5-6ft

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely

ESE 15kt
4-5ft

Monday

Chance Rain

NE 10kt
3ft

Monday
Night

Chance Rain

N 10kt
3ft

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:42 pm AKST Apr 17, 2014
Forecast Valid: 12am AKST Apr 18, 2014-6pm AKST Apr 24, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight S wind around 15 kt. Showers. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Friday SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Scattered showers. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Friday Night ESE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Scattered showers before midnight, then a chance of rain after midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Saturday E wind around 20 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Saturday Night E wind 20 to 25 kt becoming SE after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Seas around 6 ft.
  • Sunday SE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Sunday Night ESE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Monday ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Monday Night N wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 3 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.