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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
156 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

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.

PKZ299-191230-
156 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SEWARD PENINSULA WILL MOVE TO
PRUDHOE BAY BY FRIDAY...THEN MOVE NORTHEAST. A WEAK WEATHER FRONT
STRETCHING FROM THE KOTZEBUE TO NUIQSUT TO MACKENZIE BAY WILL
PERSIST THROUGH THU AND THEN DISSIPATE.

$$

PKZ200-191230-
NORTON SOUND-
156 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-191230-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
156 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ215-191230-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
156 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PKZ220-191230-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
156 PM AKST WED JAN 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT.

$$

CCC JAN 17



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