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Heavy rain possible along the Central Gulf Coast by Friday Night

A winter storm will move out of the Rocky Mountain states and Great Plains Friday. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories will remain in effect. As it moves east, this system will pick up Gulf moisture and bring heavy rain and thunderstorms to the central Gulf Coast late Friday. These will persist into Saturday, when some thunderstorms could contain strong and damaging wind gusts.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 40 °F

Tonight

Showers Likely

NNW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 34 °F

Saturday

Sunny

NNW 10kt
< 1ft

High: 43 °F

Saturday
Night

Clear

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 27 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 38 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

ENE 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 28 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

E 10kt
< 1ft

High: 37 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

ESE 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 31 °F

Tuesday

Cloudy

ESE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 40 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:18 pm AKST Dec 26, 2014
Forecast Valid: 5pm AKST Dec 26, 2014-6pm AKST Jan 1, 2015

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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 IN THE EASTERN GULF WILL MOVE INTO DIXON ENTRANCE AROUND MIDNIGHT FRI NIGHT AND INTO WESTERN CANADA BY EARLY SAT MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER BOTH THE CANADIAN YUKON AND THE GULF THROUGH SAT.
  • This Afternoon Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NW after midnight. Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday NNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night ENE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday E wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday Night ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
*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.