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SPOT FORECAST FOR USCG SPOT REQUEST...USCG
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1242 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.DISCUSSION...
A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA SUNDAY EVENING AND BRING PERIODS OF
SNOW THROUGH MONDAY MIDDAY OR EARLY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY OUT OF
THE EAST BEFORE DIMINISHING IN INTENSITY MONDAY AFTERNOON AS THE FRONT MOVES
PAST. LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY REMAINS LIKELY...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS WHEN WINDS WILL BE THE STRONGEST.


.MONDAY AT 1500L...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH PERIODS OF SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY
                    OVERNIGHT.
CEILING (ESTIMATE)..1000-2000 FT.
VISIBILITY..........2-4 MILES.
TEMPERATURE.........25F.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVEHEIGHT..........6-9 FT.
SEA SURFACE TEMP....3C.
SEA ICE STATE.......ICE EDGE IS 57 NM TO THE NORTHWEST AND 80 NM TO THE NORTH
                    AND CONSISTS OF 7-9 TENTHS COVERAGE OF ICE LESS THAN 12
                    INCHES THICK.

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



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