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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

Widespread thunderstorm activity is expected to develop on Thursday along a cold front moving eastward across the plains into the Mississippi Valley. A potential for damaging wind gusts will develop with the stronger thunderstorms. Hail will also be possible in the ArkLaTex and Ozarks.
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6NM SSW Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Rain

ESE 25kt
4-6ft

High: 51 °F

Gale Warning
Gale Warning

Tonight

Rain

SSE 30ktWinds Decreasing
5-6ft

Low: 47 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Friday

Rain

S 25kt
4-5ft

High: 55 °F

Friday
Night

Rain

SW 20kt
5-6ft

Low: 47 °F

Saturday

Rain Likely

SSW 15kt
4ft

High: 55 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain Likely

S 15kt
3ft

Low: 49 °F

Sunday

Rain Likely

S 10kt
3-4ft

High: 55 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely

WSW 10kt
3ft

Low: 46 °F

Monday

Rain Likely

SW 10kt
2-3ft

High: 52 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:11 am AKDT Oct 2, 2014
Forecast Valid: 5am AKDT Oct 2, 2014-6pm AKDT Oct 8, 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 GALE FORCE LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL GULF TODAY THEN TRACK NORTH OVER THE GULF THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.
  • Today ESE wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain after 1pm. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
  • Tonight SSE wind 25 to 30 kt decreasing to 20 to 25 kt in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 kt. Rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Friday S wind around 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
  • Friday Night SW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Saturday SSW wind around 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Saturday Night S wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Sunday S wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sunday Night WSW wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Monday SW wind 5 to 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.