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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
207 AM AKDT WED SEP 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.

PKZ299-180115-
207 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A WEATHER FRONT STRETCHING FROM THE YUKON DELTA TO KOTZEBUE TO
BARTER ISLAND WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NORTHWEST AND WEAKEN THROUGH
THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC COAST OF ALASKA AND
OVER NORTHEAST RUSSIA WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY. A LOW IN
BRISTOL BAY WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A STRONG LOW WILL
DEVELOP IN THE GULF OF ALASKA THURSDAY.

$$

PKZ200-180115-
NORTON SOUND-
207 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ210-180115-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
207 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ215-180115-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
207 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ220-180115-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
207 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. RAIN
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

DA/NS SEP 14


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