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FNAK72 PAFC 172244
FWSALU

SPOT FORECAST FOR SAR...OTHER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
144 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

COLD NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE ON THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS
ENTRENCHED OVER SIBERIA WITH LOW PRESSURE TO THE EAST. FAIRLY LOW
CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED AND NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY.
FREEZING SPRAY IS ALSO EXPECTED.


.THURSDAY AT 1500L...

SKY/WEATHER.........OVERCAST (90-100 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS.
                    MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY.
CEILING (ESTIMATE)..1000-1500 FEET.
VISIBILITY..........2 TO 4 MILES...REDUCED TO 3/4 MILE AT TIMES IN
                    HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURE.........20 TO 25.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH 20 TO 25 KT.
WAVEHEIGHT..........8 FT COMBINED WAVE HEIGHT. FROM THE NORTHEAST.
SEA SURFACE TEMP....38 DEGREES.
SEA ICE STATE.......NONE. NEAREST ICE IS 70 NM TO THE NORTHWEST AND
                    85 NM TO THE NORTH.

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FORECASTER...LUDWIG
REQUESTED BY...USCG
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 20141217.SAR__.01/ALU



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