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Rain, thunderstorms possible for parts of Texas and Gulf Coast; additional rain and mountain snow forecast out West

A developing storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms across parts of South Texas and the western Gulf Coast on Thursday. Some of the thunderstorms that develop late Thursday night into Friday have the potential to be severe. Meanwhile, additional rainfall and mountain snow is forecast for northern California and the Pacific Northwest.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

4NM S Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Rain

E 15kt
10ft

Low: 38 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Friday

Rain

E 20kt
11-13ft

High: 42 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Friday
Night

Rain

E 25kt
10ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 39 °F

Saturday

Rain

E 20kt
11ftWaves Subsiding

High: 41 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain

S 15kt
Waves Building9ft

Low: 40 °F

Sunday

Rain Likely

S 10kt
Waves Building9ft

High: 42 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely

SSW 10kt
11ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 40 °F

Monday

Rain Likely

SSW 10kt
5ft

High: 41 °F

Monday
Night

Rain Likely

S 10kt
5ft

Low: 39 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:41 pm AKST Dec 18, 2014
Forecast Valid: 11pm AKST Dec 18, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 25, 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 STORM FORCE FRONT ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF WILL MOVE NORTHWARD THROUGH THE EASTERN GULF AND PANHANDLE THU NIGHT. BEHIND IT A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH INTO THE EASTERN GULF AND SOUTHERN PANHANDLE ON FRI.
  • Overnight E wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas around 10 ft.
  • Friday E wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 11 to 13 ft.
  • Friday Night E wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas 10 ft subsiding to 7 ft.
  • Saturday E wind around 20 kt. Rain. Seas 11 ft subsiding to 6 ft.
  • Saturday Night ESE wind around 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Rain before midnight, then showers after midnight. Seas 5 ft building to 9 ft.
  • Sunday S wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 6 ft building to 9 ft.
  • Sunday Night SSW wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 11 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
  • Monday SSW wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 5 ft.
  • Monday Night S wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 5 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.