Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow This Week Northwest To Rockies; Heavy Rain May Bring Flooding to Portions of the East Late Week

At least two storm systems will batter the Pacific Northwest into the northern Rockies this week with heavy rain and mountain snow. The first system may bring as much as two feet of snow to the northern Cascades through Wednesday. This first system will then move over the central US by late week and bring heavy to excessive rain to portions of the south and east Thursday into this weekend.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

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Juneau, AK Local Forecast Office

46NM SSW Cape Yakataga AK

Marine Point Forecast

  • Today

    Showers Likely

    SSW 20kt

    High: 43 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Rain/Snow Likely

    SW 25kt

    Low: 36 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Wednesday

    Chance Rain/Snow

    Winds IncreasingENE 30kt
    17ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday


    WNW 30kt

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Rain Likely

    Winds IncreasingWSW 25kt
    Waves Building14ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Rain Likely

    W 20kt
    14ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain

    SE 20kt

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain

    Winds IncreasingESE 35kt

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Rain Likely

    E 35kt
    Waves Building18ft

    High: 45 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:12 am AKST Dec 11, 2018
Forecast Valid: 7am AKST Dec 11, 2018-6pm AKST Dec 17, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: A gale force front will slide E across the gulf Tue and move into the panhandle Tue evening. Another strong gale force low will move across the gulf Wed into Thu.

SSW wind 15 to 20 kt. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after noon. Seas 14 to 16 ft.
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Rain showers likely before 9pm, then scattered snow showers between 9pm and 3am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 3am. Seas 18 to 20 ft.
SSE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming ENE 20 to 30 kt in the morning. Scattered snow showers before 9am, then scattered rain showers. Seas 17 ft subsiding to 12 ft.
Wednesday Night
NE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Showers, mainly before 3am. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
WSW wind 15 to 20 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Rain likely, mainly after 3pm. Seas 10 ft building to 14 ft.
Thursday Night
W wind 15 to 20 kt becoming S after midnight. Rain likely, mainly before 3am. Seas 14 ft subsiding to 11 ft.
S wind 15 to 20 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Seas 10 to 11 ft.
Friday Night
ESE wind 20 to 25 kt increasing to 30 to 35 kt after midnight. A chance of rain. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
E wind around 35 kt. Rain likely. Seas 12 ft building to 18 ft.


  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: 59.35°N 142.86°W
Last Update: 5:12 am AKST Dec 11, 2018
Forecast Valid: 7am AKST Dec 11, 2018-6pm AKST Dec 17, 2018
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