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Heavy rain possible along the Central Gulf Coast by Friday Night

A winter storm will move out of the Rocky Mountain states and Great Plains Friday. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories will remain in effect. As it moves east, this system will pick up Gulf moisture and bring heavy rain and thunderstorms to the central Gulf Coast late Friday. These will persist into Saturday, when some thunderstorms could contain strong and damaging wind gusts.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 320 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

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Shuyak 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.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY...

  • SynopsisA 1018 MB LOW 320 NM SOUTHEAST OF KODIAK ISLAND THIS MORNING MOVES 40 NM SOUTHWEST OF SITKA AT 1012 MB FRI AFTERNOON. THIS LOW MOVES 70 NM NORTH OF HAIDA GWAII AT 1010 MB SAT MORNING BEFORE MOVING INLAND AND DISSIPATING BY SAT AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE WESTERN GULF BY SAT MORNING BEFORE MOVING TO EASTERN GULF BY SUN. A WEATHER FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWEST GULF SUN MORNING.
  • Today SW wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
  • Tonight W wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
  • Sat S wind 15 kt becoming SE 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft.
  • Sat Night SE wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
  • Sun SE wind 40 kt. Seas 20 ft.
  • Mon SE wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
  • Tue S wind 25 kt. Seas 13 ft.



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Zone Area Forecast for Shuyak Island To Sitkinak
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