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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 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.

PKZ299-130315-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC COAST WILL
PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEATHER FRONT STRETCHING FROM THE
WESTERN INTERIOR AND NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA WILL PERSIST INTO
SATURDAY. A 998 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR POINT HOPE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ200-130315-
NORTON SOUND-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

$$

PKZ210-130315-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ215-130315-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-130315-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

RF/DA FEB 16


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