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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
140 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 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.

PKZ299-211500-
140 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY RISE OVER THE WEST COAST THROUGH MON AS LOW
PRESSURE IN THE GULF OF ALASKA WEAKENS AND HIGH PRESSURE FROM
WESTERN SIBERIA FILLS IN. A STRONG LOW IN THE WESTERN BERING SEA
WILL DEVELOP BY MON...WITH PRESSURE FALLING ON THE WEST COAST BY
LATE TUE NIGHT.

$$

PKZ200-211500-
NORTON SOUND-
140 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ210-211500-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
140 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. BLOWING SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. BLOWING SNOW. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. BLOWING SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ215-211500-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
140 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ220-211500-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
140 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...N WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

ET/SDB DEC 14


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