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
2NM NNE Cape Cleare 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: 8:15 am 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 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.
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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