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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
148 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 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.

PKZ299-141400-
148 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 995 MB LOW NEAR POINT HOPE WILL DRIFT NW TO WRANGEL
ISLAND...THEN BE ABSORBED BY A LOW THAT MOVES FROM THE WESTERN
BERING SEA INTO SIBERIA. AN INVERTED TROUGH OVER THE WEST COAST
WILL DISSIPATE AS A NARROW RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVER THE
COAST MON...THEN INLAND TUE. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE
EASTERN BERING SEA TUE...AND OVER THE WEST COAST BY WED MORNING.

$$

PKZ200-141400-
NORTON SOUND-
148 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ210-141400-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
148 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ215-141400-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
148 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-141400-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
148 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

SDB/RM FEB 16


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