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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
139 PM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

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.

PKZ299-301245-
139 PM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN A 988 MB LOW OVER SIBERIA WILL
PERSIST AS A RIDGE OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA CONTINUES TO BUILD
AND ROTATE OVER MAINLAND ALASKA. A 984 LOW WILL CROSS MOVE NORTH
OF THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS INTO THE BERING SEA FRIDAY NIGHT.

$$

PKZ200-301245-
NORTON SOUND-
139 PM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-301245-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
139 PM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ215-301245-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
139 PM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ220-301245-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
139 PM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

RM/MAK SEP 16



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