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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
246 PM AKST THU DEC 18 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.

PKZ299-191500-
246 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OFF THE ARCTIC COAST THROUGH SATURDAY.
LOWER PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE NORTHERN ALASKA
MAINLAND...AND THE CHUKCHI AND BERING SEAS AS MULTIPLE LOWS
ORGANIZE SOUTH OF THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS TONIGHT THROUGH SAT.

$$

PKZ200-191500-
NORTON SOUND-
246 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ210-191500-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
246 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...SE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 60 KT. SEAS 20 FT.

$$

PKZ215-191500-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
246 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ220-191500-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
246 PM AKST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 30 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT.

$$

ET/NS DEC 14


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