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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
346 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 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.

PKZ299-250030-
346 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1028 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER BANKS ISLAND WILL REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY AS A 988 MB LOW OVER EASTERN SIBERIA MOVES NORTH AND
EAST INTO THE ARCTIC OCEAN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. A RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTH OUT OF THE CENTRAL BERING SEA AND INTO
THE BERING STRAIT AND WEST COAST OF ALASKA WEDNESDAY.

$$

PKZ200-250030-
NORTON SOUND-
346 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ210-250030-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
346 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ215-250030-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
346 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ220-250030-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
346 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

CCC/JK AUG 16



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