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Heavy rain likely for portions of the Southeast on Friday

An area of low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico will bring several inches of rain to portions of the Southeast on Friday. Rain will be moderate to occasionally heavy at times and will make travel conditions difficult. Hardest hit areas are expected to be southern Alabama, southern Georgia and northern Florida where rainfall totals will range from 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 300 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

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Marmot Island to Sitkinak

Marine Zone 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 996 MB LOW 140 NM EAST OF KODIAK WILL DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES TO THE BARREN ISLANDS THU NIGHT. A DEVELOPING PACIFIC LOW WILL TRACK TO 265 NM SOUTHWEST OF SITKA SAT AFTERNOON AT 978 MB.
  • Tonight SW wind 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
  • Fri SE wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
  • Fri Night E wind 20 kt becoming NE 30 kt after midnight. Seas 9 ft. Rain and snow.
  • Sat And Sat Night NE wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
  • Sun N wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
  • Mon E wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
  • Tue E wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Marmot Island to Sitkinak