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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
412 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

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.

PKZ299-180300-
412 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 993 MB LOW IN THE SOUTHERN BERING SEA WILL MEANDER SLOWLY
AROUND DUTCH HARBOR THROUGH THU MORNING THEN REDEVELOP TO 991 MB
LOW NEAR SAND POINT BY FRI MORNING. A 1017 MB HIGH NEAR WRANGEL
ISLAND WILL MOVE EASTWARD AND STRENGTHEN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THIS
WILL CREATE A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE FROM EAST TO WEST NORTH OF
THE ARCTIC COAST.

$$

PKZ200-180300-
NORTON SOUND-
412 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ210-180300-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
412 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING WEST OF
SLEDGE ISLAND...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT WEST OF SLEDGE ISLAND.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT WEST OF SLEDGE ISLAND.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS CALM.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS CALM.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS CALM.

$$

PKZ215-180300-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
412 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT OR LESS THIS MORNING. NW WINDS
10 KT AFTER NOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

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WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
412 AM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT.

$$

CF/DJH APR 14



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