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SPOT FORECAST FOR USCG SPOT REQUEST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1157 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

.DISCUSSION...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRAVERSE THE AREA OF INTEREST MONDAY WITH
PERIODS OF RAIN STARTING TONIGHT. RAIN WITH LOW CEILINGS AND VISIBILITIES
THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS THEN SOME BREAKS IN CLOUD COVER. WINDS WILL BE FROM
THE EAST AT 20 TO 30 KT EARLY MONDAY THEN SWITCH TO NORTHWEST AFTER THE LOW
MOVES THROUGH THE AREA MONDAY EVENING.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN ENDING IN THE AFTERNOON MONDAY.
                    BREAKS IN CLOUD COVER IN THE EVENING
CEILING (ESTIMATE)..2000 TO 3000 FT IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING 4000 TO 6000 FT
                    IN THE EVENING.
VISIBILITY..........2 TO 4 MILES IN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    GREATER THAN 6 MILES AFTER THE RAIN.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30F TO 35F.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KT DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
                    KT OVERNIGHT.
WAVEHEIGHT..........7 TO 9 FT.
SEA SURFACE TEMP....2.5C
SEA ICE STATE.......THE ICE EDGE IS 75 NM TO THE NORTH AND 75 NM TO THE
                    NORTHWEST CONSISTING OF LESS THAN 1 TENTH SURFACE
                    COVERAGE OF SEA ICE.

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



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