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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
223 PM AKDT SAT JUL 12 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.

PKZ299-131215-
223 PM AKDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 996 MB LOW 250 NM NORTH OF CAPE LISBURNE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST...
REMAINING WELL NORTH OF THE ALASKAN ARCTIC COAST. THE WEATHER
FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW LIES OVER THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI
FROM NEAR BARROW SOUTHWEST TO NEAR CAPE LISBURNE THEN WESTWARD.
THE FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH AND EAST TO LIE FROM ATIGUN PASS WEST
OVER THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA SUNDAY MORNING...AND OVER THE
NORTHERN INTERIOR AND SEWARD PENINSULA MONDAY MORNING. THE 1002
MB LOW NEAR COLD BAY WILL CONTINUE SOUTHEAST.

$$

PKZ200-131215-
NORTON SOUND-
223 PM AKDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ210-131215-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
223 PM AKDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SW 10 KT
SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ215-131215-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
223 PM AKDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ220-131215-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
223 PM AKDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

DJH JUL 14



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