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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
456 AM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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.

PKZ299-280200-
456 AM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 976 MB LOW 300 NM W OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL PRODUCE A STRONG
PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA...BERING STRAIT...AND
EASTERN BERING SEA TODAY. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE
WEST COAST EARLY WED MORNING WITH STRONG WESTERLIES DEVELOPING
OVER THE AREA AND PERSISTING INTO THU. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
WILL PUSH N OVER THE AREA BY LATE THU.

$$

PKZ200-280200-
NORTON SOUND-
456 AM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ210-280200-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
456 AM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO
10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ215-280200-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
456 AM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ220-280200-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
456 AM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

SDB SEP 16



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