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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
408 AM AKDT SUN AUG 28 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.

PKZ299-290015-
408 AM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A WEATHER FRONT LIES JUST OFF THE WESTERN ARCTIC COAST FROM
POINT LAY TO BARROW THEN NORTHWARD. THE FRONT WILL MOVE EAST
OVER THE ARCTIC SLOPE AND THE BEAUFORT SEA TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE EAST BEHIND
THE FRONT...WITH A 1040 MB HIGH CENTER 100 MN NORTH OF BARROW
MONDAY MORNING. A 1029 MB HIGH OFF THE YUKON-KUSKOKWIM DELTA
WILL MOVE WEST THIS MORNING THEN BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY
SOUTH OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY.

$$

PKZ200-290015-
NORTON SOUND-
408 AM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ210-290015-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
408 AM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ215-290015-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
408 AM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ220-290015-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
408 AM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT...EXCEPT WEST WINDS
15 KT SOUTH OF CAPE KRUSENSTERN THIS MORNING BECOMING NORTH
20 KT AFTER NOON. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

DJH AUG 16



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