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The flash flooding threat shifts slightly east on Friday while both coasts and Hawaii continue high surf issues due to tropical systems

The potential for heavy rainfall and flash flooding will shift east on Friday across parts of the Upper Midwest into the eastern Great Lakes. Meanwhile, portions of both the East and West Coasts, as well as Hawaii, will continue to have high surf and rip current potential due to Hurricane Cristobal and Tropical Storm Marie respectively. Caution should be used on area beaches.
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6NM SSW Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Tonight

Rain

E 15kt
4ft

Low: 51 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Friday

Showers

SE 10kt
4ft

High: 58 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Friday
Night

Showers Likely

E 15kt
3-4ft

Low: 50 °F

Saturday

Scattered Showers

SSE 10kt
3ft

High: 59 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Rain

SSE 10kt
2-3ft

Low: 52 °F

Sunday

Rain Likely

SE 10kt
2-3ft

High: 58 °F

Sunday
Night

Showers Likely

SSE 10kt
2ft

Low: 54 °F

Labor
Day

Rain Likely

SSW 10kt
2-3ft

High: 57 °F

Monday
Night

Rain Likely

SW 10kt
2-3ft

Low: 51 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:24 pm AKDT Aug 28, 2014
Forecast Valid: 10pm AKDT Aug 28, 2014-6pm AKDT Sep 4, 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 LOW OVER THE CENTRAL GULF WILL MOVE INTO THE EASTERN GULF 100 NM SW OF SITKA BY FRI AFTERNOON. A WEATHER FRONT WILL PUSH NORTHWARD ACROSS THE PANHANDLE THROUGH FRI.
  • Tonight E wind around 15 kt. Rain. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Friday SE wind around 10 kt. Showers. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Friday Night E wind 10 to 15 kt. Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Saturday SSE wind 5 to 10 kt. Scattered showers. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Saturday Night SSE wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sunday SE wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Sunday Night SSE wind 5 to 10 kt. Showers likely. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Labor Day SSW wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Monday Night SW wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 2 to 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.