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 ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF
COAST PERSISTS THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING. THE FLOW IN
THE GULF WILL PREDOMINATELY BE WESTERLY TO SOUTHWESTERLY BY WED
Tonight: W wind 6 to 11 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday: NW wind 7 to 9 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday Night: SW wind 5 to 9 kt becoming ESE after midnight. Scattered showers after 3am. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday: E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Scattered showers. Seas around 2 ft.
Thursday Night: Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NNW around 6 kt in the evening. Isolated showers before 3am. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday: NNW wind 6 to 8 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night: WSW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming N after midnight. A chance of showers after 9pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday: NE wind around 7 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday Night: ENE wind around 7 kt. A chance of 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.
|PAVW Valdez Weather Station Office|
Lat: 61.13°N Lon: 146.35°W Elev: 22.966
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