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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
411 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 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.

PKZ299-270415-
411 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 960 MB LOW NORTH OF SHEMYA WILL TURN WEST...BUT THE WEATHER
FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW WILL MOVE NORTH AND EAST OVER
THE BERING SEA TO LIE FROM SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WEST AND
FROM SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND SOUTH AT 3AM SATURDAY. A 1019 MB
HIGH CENTERED NORTH OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE EAST AND
STRENGTHEN TO 1034 MB CENTERED 300 NM NORTH OF CAPE LISBURNE AT
3AM SATURDAY.


$$

PKZ200-270415-
NORTON SOUND-
411 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ210-270415-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
411 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT...EXCEPT E WINDS 30 KT DEVELOPING SOUTH
AND SOUTHWEST OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND BY NOON. SEAS 4 FT...EXCEPT
8 FT SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT...EXCEPT 30 KT NEAR THE BERING STRAIT.
SEAS 6 FT...EXCEPT 14 FT SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST OF SAINT LAWRENCE
ISLAND. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ215-270415-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
411 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 40 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ220-270415-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
411 AM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 40 KT. SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 40 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

DJH/NS DEC 14


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