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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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6NM ENE Point Kakul AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Overnight

Mostly Clear

Light Wind
3ft

Low: 56 °F

Thursday

Sunny

NW 15kt
1-3ft

High: 67 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

WSW 15kt
2-3ft

Low: 54 °F

Friday

Partly Sunny

WSW 10kt
2ft

High: 66 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

WSW 10kt
1-2ft

Low: 55 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 64 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 55 °F

Sunday

Chance Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 65 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Rain

SE 10kt
1-2ft

Low: 56 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 9:37 pm AKDT Aug 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 3am AKDT Aug 21, 2014-6pm AKDT Aug 27, 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 RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE CENTRAL GULF THROUGH THU AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDS NW ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE.
  • Overnight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Thursday NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
  • Thursday Night WSW wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
  • Friday WSW wind around 10 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Friday Night WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
  • Saturday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night 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.