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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
215 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

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.

PKZ299-271230-
215 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1004 MB LOW NEAR CAPE LISBURNE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE TO THE NE.
A LOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE CENTRAL BERING SEA THU NIGHT AND WILL
MOVE TO 150 NM SOUTHWEST OF GAMBELL AS A 1003 MB LOW BY 3PM
FRI...AND TO WAINWRIGHT AS A 996 MB LOW BY 3PM SAT.

$$

PKZ200-271230-
NORTON SOUND-
215 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ210-271230-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
215 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ215-271230-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
215 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 30 KT. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ220-271230-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
215 PM AKST THU FEB 26 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT BECOMING SW 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 35 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 KT.

$$

RM/JB FEB 15



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