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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
431 AM AKDT WED JUL 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.

PKZ299-280345-
431 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A WEAK 1001 MB LOW NEAR BARROW WILL DEEPEN TO A 997 MB LOW
CENTERED 600 NM NORTH OF BARROW BY LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
A WEAK 1001 MB LOW CENTERED 150 NM SOUTHWEST OF WRANGEL
ISLAND WILL MOVE TO NEAR PRUDHOE BAY BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.


$$

PKZ200-280345-
NORTON SOUND-
431 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ210-280345-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
431 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT...EXCEPT N WINDS 15 KT NEAR THE
BERING STRAIT THIS MORNING. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ215-280345-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
431 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 15 KT.
SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ220-280345-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
431 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 20 KT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 5 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

RF/DJH JUL 16


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