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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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4NM SE Emmons Island AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Rain

NE 15kt
< 1ft

High: 38 °F

Tonight

Rain Likely

NE 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 34 °F

Sunday

Chance Showers

NE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 39 °F

Sunday
Night

Showers

SW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 37 °F

Monday

Showers Likely

NE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 41 °F

Monday
Night

Rain

NE 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 35 °F

Tuesday

Rain Likely

NE 15kt
< 1ft

High: 38 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain Likely

SW 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 31 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 36 °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: 5pm 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 WEAKENING LOW WILL MOVE NORTHWEST TO NEAR PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND SAT NIGHT. A SECOND WEAK LOW WILL BE MOVING EAST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF AND INTO THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE SUN.
  • This Afternoon NE wind around 15 kt. Light rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Light rain likely, mainly before midnight. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday NE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday SW wind around 10 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Showers likely, mainly before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday Night NE wind around 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday NE wind around 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night SW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. 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.