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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 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.

PKZ299-011330-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A RIDGE EXTENDING FROM A SFC HIGH IN THE EASTERN BERING SEA WILL
PERSIST OVER THE WEST COAST THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A 1003 MB LOW
CURRENTLY 100 NM NNW OF WAINWRIGHT WILL MOVE TO 300 NM NORTH OF
PRUDHOE BAY BY EARLY SAT MORNING AT ABOUT 1000 MB. ANOTHER SFC LOW
WILL DEVELOP OVER THE CHUKOTSK PENINSULA OVERNIGHT AND MOVE TO
THE WESTERN CHUKCHI SEA BY SUN MORNING.

$$

PKZ200-011330-
NORTON SOUND-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ210-011330-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ215-011330-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

$$

PKZ220-011330-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT BECOMING 15 KT BY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

ET/CCC JUL 15


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