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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
310 PM 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.

PKZ299-051500-
310 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1045 MB HIGH OVER NORTHEAST ALASKA WILL BUILD TO A 1050 MB
TONIGHT OVER THE ALCAN BORDER. A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH FROM POINT
HOPE TO ALONG THE BROOKS RANGE AND TO BARTER ISLAND WILL PERSIST
THROUGH MONDAY. A 1004 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 DISSIPATE.
A WEATHER FRONT STRETCHING EAST FROM THIS LOW TO ANADYR TO ST
MATTHEW ISLAND WILL MOVE TO PROVIDENIYA TO 100 NM EAST OF ST
MATTHEW ISLAND BY 3PM MON...AND THEN WEAKEN IN PLACE MON NIGHT.

$$

PKZ200-051500-
NORTON SOUND-
310 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ210-051500-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
310 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 45 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT BY LATE MON MORNING.
SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ215-051500-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
310 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PKZ220-051500-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
310 PM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

DEC 16



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