Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow For the West Coast; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow Wednesday into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. There is an elevated concern for flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows near wildfire burn scars in California. A weak storm system will cross the Great Lakes Wednesday with accumulating Lake Effect snow.
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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

5NM E Barren Islands AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Partly Sunny

    WNW 30km/h
    1m

    High: 7 °C

  • Tonight

    Isolated Showers

    Winds IncreasingNW 40km/h
    1-2m

    Low: 4 °C

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Wednesday

    Scattered Showers

    NW 40km/h
    2m

    High: 6 °C

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    NNW 40km/h
    2m

    Low: 4 °C

  • Thanksgiving
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 40km/h
    1-2m

    High: 5 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 30km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m

    Low: 3 °C

  • Friday

    Chance Rain

    Winds IncreasingE 25km/h
    1m

    High: 6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    E 30km/h
    1-2m

    Low: 3 °C

  • Saturday

    Rain Likely

    E 35km/h
    2m

    High: 6 °C


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 3:22 pm AKST Nov 20, 2018
Forecast Valid: 5pm AKST Nov 20, 2018-6pm AKST Nov 26, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Synopsis: A 987 mb low near Middleton Island will remain nearly stationary and weaken into a trough by Wed night. A developing 994 mb low 275 nm southeast of Kodiak City Tue evening will move to 150 nm southwest of Ketchikan at 985 mb Thu afternoon.

This Afternoon
WNW wind around 30 km/h. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 m.
Tonight
NW wind 25 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Isolated showers after 9pm. Seas 1 to 2 m.
Wednesday
NW wind around 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Scattered showers. Seas around 2 m.
Wednesday Night
NNW wind 35 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Scattered rain showers, mixing with snow after 9pm, then gradually ending. Seas around 2 m.
Thanksgiving Day
NW wind 35 to 40 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 m.
Thursday Night
NW wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 m.
Friday
E wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming E 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. A chance of rain after 3pm. Seas around 1 m.
Friday Night
E wind 25 to 30 km/h. Rain likely. Seas 1 to 2 m.
Saturday
E wind 30 to 35 km/h. Rain likely. Seas around 2 m.

*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: 58.94°N 152.12°W
Last Update: 3:22 pm AKST Nov 20, 2018
Forecast Valid: 5pm AKST Nov 20, 2018-6pm AKST Nov 26, 2018
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