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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
116 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

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.

PKZ299-221500-
116 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WITH A 1022 MB CENTER OVER THE BERING
STRAIT WILL MERGE WITH THE RIDGE OVER THE ARCTIC IN THE CHUKCHI
SEA SUN. A 1013 MB LOW NEAR ST MATTHEW ISLAND WILL MOVE SE TO
BRISTOL BAY THEN DISSIPATE SAT EVENING. A 950 MB LOW  WILL MOVE
TO THE CENTRAL ALEUTIANS BY MON MORNING.

$$

PKZ200-221500-
NORTON SOUND-
116 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-221500-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
116 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT SUN AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ215-221500-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
116 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ220-221500-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
116 PM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT.

$$

JAN 17



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