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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

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

Point Kakul AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Rain Likely

SE 30kt
6ft

High: 42 °F

Tonight

Rain Likely

SE 20kt
2-4ft

Low: 39 °F

Sunday

Chance Showers

SE 10kt
1-2ft

High: 42 °F

Sunday
Night

Showers

SW 15kt
1-3ft

Low: 38 °F

Monday

Showers Likely

ESE 20kt
3-4ft

High: 41 °F

Monday
Night

Rain

SE 30kt
5-6ft

Low: 36 °F

Tuesday

Rain

SE 30kt
5-6ft

High: 39 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain Likely

SE 20ktWinds Decreasing
4ftWaves Subsiding

Low: 34 °F

Wednesday

Chance Rain

SE 10kt
1-2ft

High: 37 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:53 pm AKST Dec 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 3pm 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 SE wind around 30 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 6 ft.
  • Tonight SE wind 10 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain likely, mainly before midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
  • Sunday SE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Sunday Night S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW after midnight. Showers. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
  • Monday SSW wind 15 to 20 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Showers likely, mainly before noon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
  • Monday Night SE wind 25 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 45 kt. Rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Tuesday SE wind 25 to 30 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. Rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
  • Tuesday Night SE wind 15 to 20 kt decreasing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Rain likely. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft.
  • Wednesday SE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 1 to 2 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.