Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Chance Showers

    W 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Patchy Fog

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Partly Sunny

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    E 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Rain Likely

    ENE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain

    SSE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chc Rain

    SSE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    SE 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 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: 7:17 pm CST Jan 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 8pm CST Jan 17, 2017-6pm CST Jan 24, 2017

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Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS, WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES, ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

Tonight
W wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers before 1am. Patchy fog. Waves 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Patchy fog before 10am. Waves 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Waves 1 ft or less.
Friday
ENE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain likely before noon. Waves 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSE in the evening. A slight chance of rain. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday
SSE wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A slight chance of rain. Waves 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
SE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Waves 1 ft or less.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS


*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.
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Point Forecast: 41.97°N 87.64°W
Last Update: 7:17 pm CST Jan 17, 2017
Forecast Valid: 8pm CST Jan 17, 2017-6pm CST Jan 24, 2017
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