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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
410 AM AKDT TUE AUG 30 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.

PKZ299-310030-
410 AM AKDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A WEAK 1026 MB LOW NEAR CAPE LISBURNE WILL MOVE NORTH THEN EAST
TO CENTER NEAR BARROW AT 4 AM WEDNESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
THAT EXTENDS FROM THE CHUKOTSK PENINSULA SOUTH OVER THE CENTRAL
BERING SEA WILL WEAKEN AS A 1000 MB LOW MOVES NORTH OVER THE
PACIFIC TO CENTER 120 NM WEST OF ADAK WED MORNING...DEEPENING
TO 996 MB. A BROAD AREA OF WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER
BRISTOL BAY TODAY WITH A TROUGH EXTENDING NORTHWARD OVER THE
SEWARD PENINSULA.

$$

PKZ200-310030-
NORTON SOUND-
410 AM AKDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ210-310030-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
410 AM AKDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ215-310030-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
410 AM AKDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ220-310030-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
410 AM AKDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT
AFTER NOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

DJH AUG 16



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