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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. on Saturday

Another Pacific system will impact the West Coast today. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. Strong winds and heavy elevation snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

11NM W Point Vandeput AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Rain

E 20kt
4ft

High: 42 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Tonight

Rain

E 20kt
3-4ft

Low: 38 °F

Sunday

Rain

E 20kt
3-4ft

High: 38 °F

Sunday
Night

Showers

E 15kt
3ft

Low: 35 °F

Monday

Showers Likely

E 15kt
3ft

High: 36 °F

Monday
Night

Rain

E 20kt
4ft

Low: 33 °F

Tuesday

Rain Likely

E 20kt
4ft

High: 35 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain Likely

E 15kt
1-3ft

Low: 32 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Light Wind
1ft

High: 35 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:16 am AKST Dec 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 12pm AKST Dec 20, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 26, 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 FRONT AND AN ASSOCIATED LOW CENTER WILL MOVE NORTH ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH SATURDAY THEN CONTINUE TOWARDS PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND BY SUNDAY MORNING.
  • This Afternoon E wind around 20 kt. Rain. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Tonight E wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sunday E wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Sunday Night E wind around 15 kt. Showers. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Monday E wind around 15 kt. Showers likely. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Monday Night E wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain, mainly after midnight. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Tuesday E wind around 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 4 ft.
  • Tuesday Night E wind 5 to 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
  • Wednesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 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.