Rainfall and mountain snow will continue across the western U.S. into Monday
Heavy precipitation along the west coast will persist with a focus along the Coastal Ranges and Cascades. While not nearly as impressive as recent days, the forecast suggests another 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is possible across this region. Farther inland, moderate to heavy snow is likely over the Wasatch and Colorado Rockies with 1 to 2 foot amounts possible through Monday.
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: 2:27 pm AKST Dec 21, 2014
Forecast Valid: 6pm AKST Dec 21, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 28, 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 WEAK LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A STRONG DEVELOPING GALE FORCE LOW WILL
MOVE NORTHEAST AND OVER PRINCE OF WALES ISLAND TUESDAY.
- Tonight SW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSE after midnight. Scattered showers. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Monday ESE wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers. Seas around 3 ft.
- Monday Night E wind around 15 kt. Scattered showers before midnight. Seas around 3 ft.
- Tuesday E wind around 15 kt. Partly sunny. Seas around 3 ft.
- Tuesday Night ENE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
- Wednesday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NE 5 to 10 kt in the morning. Partly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Wednesday Night NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain likely. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Christmas Day NE wind around 15 kt. Rain and snow likely. Seas around 3 ft.
- Thursday Night NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain and snow likely. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
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