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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
415 AM AKDT WED JUL 23 2014

NORTHWESTERN ALASKA COASTAL WATERS OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-
THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ299-240315-
415 AM AKDT WED JUL 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1005 MB LOW 150 NM SOUTH OF BARROW WILL MOVE TO NEAR DEMARCATION
POINT AS A 1001 MB LOW BY 4AM THU AND THEN CONTINUE EAST. A 997 MB
LOW OVER THE CHUKOTSK PENINSULA WILL MOVE TO NEAR KOTZEBUE AS A
1002 MB LOW BY WED EVENING AND THEN MOVE INLAND.

$$

PKZ200-240315-
NORTON SOUND-
415 AM AKDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
FOG...RAIN. VSBY LESS THAN 1 NM.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN. FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ210-240315-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
415 AM AKDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. RAIN. VSBY LESS THAN 1 NM.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ215-240315-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
415 AM AKDT WED JUL 23 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
FOG. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ220-240315-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
415 AM AKDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. RAIN. VSBY LESS THAN 1 NM.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

JB/DJH JUL 14



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