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SPOT FORECAST FOR USCG SPOT REQUEST...USCG
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1239 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

.DISCUSSION...
THE STRONG WEATHER FRONT MOVING THROUGH TODAY (FRIDAY) WILL GIVE WAY TO
LIGHTER WINDS OUT OF THE EAST AND SHOWERY PRECIPITATION. TEMPERATURES
WILL CONTINUE TO RISE INTO THE 30S AS WARM AIR MOVES INTO THE AREA.



.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS.
CEILING (ESTIMATE)..1500 TO 2500 FT.
VISIBILITY..........6+ MILES REDUCED TO 2 MILES IN HEAVIER SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURE.........28F IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 35F IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVEHEIGHT..........15 TO 18 FT.
SEA SURFACE TEMP....3.0C
SEA ICE STATE.......THE ICE EDGE IS 65 NM TO THE NORTH AND 65 NM TO THE
                    NORTHWEST CONSISTING OF LESS THAN 1 TENTH SURFACE COVERAGE
                    OF SEA ICE.

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



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