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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
321 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 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.

PKZ299-031230-
321 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1028 MB HIGH OVER EASTERN SIBERIA WILL BUILD RAPIDLY TO THE
EAST EXTENDING OVER THE NORTH SLOPE AND WESTERN ALASKA BY SATURDAY.
THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND EASTWARD TO THE MCKENZIE
DELTA AND CENTRAL ALASKA AND BUILD TO 1048 MB BY SUNDAY. A FRONT
EXTENDING EAST AND THEN SOUTH FROM A 990 MB LOW IN THE WESTERN
BERING STRAIT WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL BERING SEA SUNDAY.

$$

PKZ200-031230-
NORTON SOUND-
321 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-031230-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
321 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING FOG. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 18 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ215-031230-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
321 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ220-031230-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
321 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

CCC/RM DEC 16



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