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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 Pacific Northwest through late 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 ENE Passage Canal AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

Today

Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 38 °F

Tonight

Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 35 °F

Monday

Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 38 °F

Monday
Night

Rain/Snow Likely

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 31 °F

Tuesday

Snow Likely

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 32 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 26 °F

Wednesday

Chance Snow

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 31 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Snow

ENE 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 27 °F

Christmas
Day

Chance Snow

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 33 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:53 am AKST Dec 21, 2014
Forecast Valid: 10am AKST Dec 21, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 27, 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 979 MB LOW NEAR PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND WILL MOVE OVER THE KENAI PENINSULA THIS MORNING WHILE WEAKENING TO 986 MB. THE LOW THEN ELONGATES AND BECOMES COMPLEX WITH MULTIPLE LOW CENTERS OVER THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA. A 977 MB LOW MOVES TO 350 NM SOUTH OF YAKUTAT LATE MON.
  • Today Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain showers likely before 3am, then scattered snow showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of snow showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night ENE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of snow showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Christmas Day Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of snow showers. 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.