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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
343 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 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.

PKZ299-241615-
343 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1021 MB HIGH OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
SOUTHEAST. LOW PRESSURE NEAR THE ALASKA PENINSULA WILL MOVE INTO
THE GULF OF ALASKA AND CONTINUE TO WEAKEN. A 991 MB LOW EAST OF
THE TIP OF KAMCHATKA WILL MOVE NORTHEAST...INTO THE WESTERN
BERING SEA ON MONDAY...THEN BECOME NEARLY STATIONARY. ANOTHER
LOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTH PACIFIC ON THE FRONT ASSOCIATED
THE BERING SEA LOW...AND MOVE NORTH OVER THE CENTRAL BERING
SEA ON WEDNESDAY.


$$

PKZ200-241615-
NORTON SOUND-
343 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ210-241615-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
343 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY NEAR THE BERING STRAIT COAST AND OFF THE YUKON
DELTA.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY OFF THE YUKON DELTA ENDING BY NOON.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ215-241615-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
343 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ220-241615-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
343 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

DJH/NTS NOV 14


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