Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
320 AM AKST MON DEC 5 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.

PKZ299-060300-
320 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA WILL DISSIPATE
TONIGHT. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA TUE AND
PERSIST THROUGH THU AS A 1038 MB HIGH MOVES TO THE CENTRAL
ALEUTIANS AND A 1037 MB HIGH BUILDS OVER THE CHUKOTSK PENINSULA.

$$

PKZ200-060300-
NORTON SOUND-
320 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

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

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

$$

PKZ210-060300-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
320 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 40 KT BECOMING E 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT SUBSIDING TO
12 FT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ215-060300-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
320 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PKZ220-060300-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
320 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

SDB DEC 16


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