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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
344 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

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.

PKZ299-010030-
344 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1000 MB LOW IN THE BERING STRAIT WILL MOVE TO 100 NM NORTH OF
PRUDHOE BAY AS A 998 MB LOW BY 3PM SAT...AND TO NEAR BANKS ISLAND
AS A 995 MB LOW BY 3AM SUN. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL
BERING SEA WILL BUILD OVER THE EASTERN BERING SAT AFTERNOON AND
OVER MAINLAND ALASKA SAT NIGHT. A WEATHER FRONT IN THE SOUTHWEST
BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO THE GULF OF ANADYR SUN.

$$

PKZ200-010030-
NORTON SOUND-
344 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 KT BECOMING W. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT BECOMING E.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-010030-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
344 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 KT. SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ215-010030-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
344 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 KT BECOMING W. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT BECOMING EAST 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-010030-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
344 AM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 30 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

FEB 15


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