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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
423 AM AKST THU DEC 25 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.

PKZ299-260030-
423 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 987 MB LOW NEAR SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES
INTO THE WESTERN INTERIOR TODAY. A SECOND LOW IN THE CENTRAL BERING
SEA WILL MOVE EAST TO BETHEL BY FRI MORNING. A STRONG 964 MB LOW
WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN BERING TONIGHT AND REMAIN STATIONARY
THROUGH FRI NIGHT. A 1018 MB HIGH PRESSURE CENTER NEAR WRANGEL
ISLAND WILL DRIFT EAST AND STRENGTHEN TO 1030 MB OVER BARROW BY
SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ200-260030-
NORTON SOUND-
423 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ210-260030-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
423 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ215-260030-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
423 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ220-260030-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
423 AM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 30 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT.

$$

EWP/NTS DEC 14


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