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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
411 AM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

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.

PKZ299-280015-
411 AM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1016 MB LOW 175 NM WEST OF POINT LAY WITH A TROUGH EXTENDING
EAST ALONG THE BROOKS RANGE WILL FURTHER WEAKEN AS IT MOVES SOUTH
OF THE BROOKS RANGE TODAY. IN ITS WAKE STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER
EASTERN SIBERIA WILL STRENGTHEN TO AROUND 1050 MB OVER THE
CHUKOTSK PENINSULA BY TUE AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ200-280015-
NORTON SOUND-
411 AM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ210-280015-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
411 AM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ215-280015-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
411 AM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ220-280015-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
411 AM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

CCC/NTS FEB 17


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