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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
144 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

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.

PKZ299-271230-
144 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1026 MB HIGH CENTERED 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF ICY CAPE WILL BUILD
TO A 1042 MB HIGH CENTERED NEAR DEMARCATION POINT BY SAT
AFTERNOON. A STRONG WEATHER FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN BERING SEA
WILL MOVE NORTHWARD TO ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND NORTON SOUND BY SAT
MORNING AND WEAKEN OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA BY EARLY SAT EVENING.


$$

PKZ200-271230-
NORTON SOUND-
144 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E 25 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT BECOMING S 25 KT. SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ210-271230-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
144 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 40 KT...DECREASING TO S 25 KT FROM ST LAWRENCE
ISLAND SOUTH. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 25 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW WITH FREEZING
RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING E 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ215-271230-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
144 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 40 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 45 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-271230-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
144 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT BECOMING E.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 40 KT. SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 45 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 KT.

$$

RF/DA DEC 14


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