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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
230 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

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.

PKZ299-181430-
230 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 983 MB LOW OVER ST MATTHEW ISLAND WILL MOVE NW INTO THE NORTH
CENTRAL BERING SEA OVERNIGHT AND DISSIPATE. MEANWHILE...THE HIGH
OVER THE ARCTIC WILL SHIFT NORTH AWAY FROM THE NORTH SLOPE. WINDS
WILL STAY ELEVATED THROUGH TOMORROW AS THE LOW IN THE BERING MOVES
AWAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY SOUTH OF AK PENINSULA.

$$

PKZ200-181430-
NORTON SOUND-
230 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-181430-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
230 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 8 FT. BLOWING SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ215-181430-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
230 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-181430-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
230 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

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

$$

ET/BB/NS DEC 14


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