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FNAK72 PAFC 202245
FWSALU

SPOT FORECAST FOR USCG SPOT REQUEST...USCG
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
145 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1823 AKST ON DECEMBER 09.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WEAKER BUT CONTINUING NORTHERLY WIND WILL KEEP COLD AIR STREAMING INTO THE
AREA FROM FAR EASTERN RUSSIA. SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL DIMINISH AS LOW
PRESSURE RETREATS TO THE SOUTH. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
AREA.


.SUNDAY AT 1500L...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY.
CEILING (ESTIMATE)..1500 TO 2500 FT.
VISIBILITY..........5 TO 7 MILES...REDUCED TO 3 MILES IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURE.........16F TO 20F.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVEHEIGHT..........5 TO 7 FT.
SEA SURFACE TEMP....4C.
SEA ICE STATE.......ICE EDGE IS 60 NM TO THE NORTHWEST AND 80 NM TO THE NORTH
                    AND CONSISTS OF 7-9 TENTHS COVERAGE OF ICE UP TO 12 INCHES
                    THICK.

$$
FORECASTER...DIXON
REQUESTED BY...USCG
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 20141209.USCGS.02/ALU



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