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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
145 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 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.

PKZ299-281230-
145 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1043 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC COAST WILL BUILD
TO A 1054 MB HIGH OVER THE YUKON AND NORTHWEST TERRITORIES BY SUN
AFTERNOON. A 992 MB LOW NEAR ANADYR WILL MOVE NORTHWEST SAT NIGHT.
A LOW IN THE SOUTHEAST BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO 100 NM WEST OF
GAMBELL AS A 996 MB LOW BY 3AM SUN...AND TO THE CENTRAL CHUKCHI
SEA AS A 998 MB LOW BY 3PM SUN...AND THEN MOVE NORTHEAST.

$$

PKZ200-281230-
NORTON SOUND-
145 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG...SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ210-281230-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
145 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT DECREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW.
BLOWING SNOW. VSBY LESS THAN 1NM. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. FREEZING RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ215-281230-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
145 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 35 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ220-281230-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
145 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 35 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT.

$$

DEC 14


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