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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
434 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 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.

PKZ299-050015-
434 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1045 MB HIGH OVER NORTHEAST ALASKA WILL BUILD TO A 1050 MB
TONIGHT. A 990 MB LOW IN THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO
ANADYR AS A 1005 MB LOW BY 3AM MON...TO JUST WEST OF WRANGEL
ISLAND AS A 1011 MB LOW BY 3PM MON AND THEN CONTINUE NORTHWEST. A
WEATHER FRONT STRETCHING EAST FROM THIS LOW WILL MOVE TO ANADYR TO
ST MATTHEW ISLAND BY 3PM SUN...AND TO PROVIDENIYA TO 100 NM EAST
OF ST MATTHEW ISLAND BY 3PM MON...AND THEN WEAKEN IN PLACE MON
NIGHT.

$$

PKZ200-050015-
NORTON SOUND-
434 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-050015-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
434 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 FT.
BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 45 KT. SEAS 20 FT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ215-050015-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
434 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PKZ220-050015-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
434 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

DEC 16


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