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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
210 PM AKDT TUE SEP 27 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.

PKZ299-281400-
210 PM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA AND WESTERN
ARCTIC TODAY WILL SPREAD E BY WED AFTERNOON TOWARDS THE WEST
COAST. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE TO THE WEST COAST EARLY WED
MORNING WITH STRONG WESTERLIES DEVELOPING OVER THE AREA AND
PERSISTING INTO THU. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PUSH N OVER THE
AREA BY LATE THU.

$$

PKZ200-281400-
NORTON SOUND-
210 PM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ210-281400-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
210 PM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ215-281400-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
210 PM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ220-281400-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
210 PM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

LTH/RM SEP 16



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