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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

2NM NNE Cape Cleare AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Rain

NNE 15kt
3ft

High: 43 °F

Tonight

Rain

Winds IncreasingNNE 25kt
Waves Building6ft

Low: 40 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Sunday

Rain

N 30ktWinds Decreasing
7ftWaves Subsiding

High: 44 °F

Small Craft Advisory
Small Craft Advisory

Sunday
Night

Rain Likely

ESE 10kt
2ft

Low: 41 °F

Monday

Rain

SSE 10kt
2ft

High: 44 °F

Monday
Night

Rain Likely

N 10kt
2ft

Low: 39 °F

Tuesday

Rain Likely

WSW 10kt
2ft

High: 41 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Rain

SW 10kt
2ft

Low: 37 °F

Wednesday

Chance Rain

SSE 15kt
2-3ft

High: 41 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:15 am 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 AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

  • SynopsisA 967 MB LOW 300 NM SOUTH OF YAKUTAT WILL MOVE TO 130 NM SOUTHEAST OF PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND LATE TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING TO 974 MB AND THEN MOVE TO 60 NM SOUTHEAST OF CHINIAK AT 995 MB LATE SUNDAY.
  • This Afternoon NNE wind around 15 kt. Rain. Seas around 3 ft.
  • Tonight NNE wind 15 to 20 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Rain. Seas 3 ft building to 6 ft.
  • Sunday N wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Rain. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
  • Sunday Night ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain likely before midnight, then showers likely after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Monday SSE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Monday Night SE wind around 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Rain likely. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tuesday WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Tuesday Night SW wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 2 ft.
  • Wednesday SSE wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of rain. Seas 2 to 3 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.