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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
426 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 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.

PKZ299-300200-
426 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN A 988 MB LOW OVER SIBERIA WILL
PERSIST AS A RIDGE OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA CONTINUES TO BUILD
AND ROTATE OVER MAINLAND ALASKA THU. THE STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT
WILL REORIENT AS A 987 MB LOW MOVES FROM THE NORTH PACIFIC TO ST
MATTHEW ISLAND SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ200-300200-
NORTON SOUND-
426 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ210-300200-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
426 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT W OF ST LAWRENCE
ISLAND. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT...STRONGEST WEST OF ST LAWRENCE ISLAND.
SEAS 14 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ215-300200-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
426 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ220-300200-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
426 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

SDB SEP 16



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