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SPOT FORECAST FOR USCG SPOT REQUEST...USCG
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1230 PM AKST WED DEC 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1823 AKST ON DECEMBER 09.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY LYING NEAR THE SAR AREA WILL
GRADUALLY WEAKEN WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME
SHOWERY AND COLDER AIR WILL GRADUALLY MOVE DOWN FROM THE NORTH BRINGING
A RETURN OF FREEZING SPRAY.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY.
CEILING (ESTIMATE)..1000 TO 2000 FT.
VISIBILITY..........3-6 MILES.
TEMPERATURE.........28 F.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
WAVEHEIGHT..........AROUND 14 FT.
SEA SURFACE TEMP....2.9 C.
SEA ICE STATE.......ICE EDGE IS 58 NM TO THE NORTHWEST AND 80 NM TO THE
NORTH AND CONSISTS OF 7-9 TENTHS COVERAGE OF NEW AND YOUNG SEA ICE.

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FORECASTER...BAINES
REQUESTED BY...USCG TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 20141209.USCGS.02/ALU



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