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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Anchorage, AK Local Forecast Office

18NM SE Passage Canal AK

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Sunny

    WNW 20kt
    4ft

    High: 15 °F

  • Tonight

    Clear

    WNW 25kt
    4-6ft

    Low: 13 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    WNW 25kt
    6ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 18 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    WNW 15kt
    2-3ft

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Light Wind
    2ft

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    N 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 18 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Snow

    Light Wind
    2ft

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    N 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow

    Light Wind
    2ft

    High: 27 °F


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 am AKST Jan 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 5am AKST Jan 18, 2017-6pm AKST Jan 24, 2017

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Detailed 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.

Synopsis: A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE NORTHERN GULF WILL INTENSIFY TODAY AND TONIGHT ENHANCING OFFSHORE FLOW WHICH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THU. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF THU AND SHIFT INTO THE CENTRAL GULF THU NIGHT.

Today
WNW wind around 20 kt. Sunny. Seas around 4 ft.
Tonight
WNW wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Clear. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind 15 to 25 kt. Sunny. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
Thursday Night
WNW wind 5 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Friday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of snow after 9am. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
N wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of snow. Seas around 2 ft.
Sunday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of snow showers. Seas around 2 ft.

*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: 60.61°N 148.08°W
Last Update: 3:22 am AKST Jan 18, 2017
Forecast Valid: 5am AKST Jan 18, 2017-6pm AKST Jan 24, 2017
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