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Heavy rain forecast for Pacific Northwest this week

A cold front moving onshore along the Pacific Northwest and northern California coast will bring heavy rain to the region through the first part of the week. A second cold front expected to move onshore by late Tuesday, bringing additional rain and higher-elevation snow to the region.
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1NM WSW Valdez Narrows AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Rain

Light Wind
< 1ft

High: 39 °F

Tonight

Rain/Snow

Light Wind
< 1ft

Low: 29 °F

Tuesday

Chance Rain/Snow

NE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 39 °F

Tuesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

NNE 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 38 °F

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

NNE 15kt
< 1ft

High: 44 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Rain

NE 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 33 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

NNE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 39 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

NE 10kt
< 1ft

Low: 30 °F

Friday

Chance Rain/Snow

NE 10kt
< 1ft

High: 40 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:33 am AKDT Oct 20, 2014
Forecast Valid: 2pm AKDT Oct 20, 2014-6pm AKDT Oct 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.

  • SynopsisAN ELONGATED LOW PRESSURE TROUGH NEAR ATKA WILL DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES INTO THE NORTH PACIFIC MON MORNING. A 988 MB LOW WILL FORM OVER BRISTOL BAY MON NIGHT THEN DISSIPATE THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN BERING LATE TUE NIGHT.
  • This Afternoon Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain before 7pm, then rain and snow. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Scattered snow showers before 4pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tuesday Night NNE wind around 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday NNE wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Wednesday Night NE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain between 7pm and 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday NNE wind around 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Thursday Night NE wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday NE wind around 10 kt. A chance of rain and snow. 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.