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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 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.

PKZ299-041300-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL MOVE INLAND WED
AFTERNOON AS A WEATHER FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH A 984 MB LOW IN THE
NORTH CENTRAL BERING SEA MOVES TO THE COAST. THE LOW WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA THU...THEN ANOTHER WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA FRI.

$$

PKZ200-041300-
NORTON SOUND-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SNOW.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ210-041300-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT...STRONGEST WEST OF ST LAWRENCE
ISLAND. SNOW.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ215-041300-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SNOW.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ220-041300-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 30 KT.

$$

SDB/JL MAR 15



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