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.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
Point Kakul AK
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
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
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.
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.
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.
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