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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
406 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 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.

PKZ299-220030-
406 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY RISE OVER THE WEST COAST THROUGH MON AS LOW
PRESSURE IN THE GULF OF ALASKA WEAKENS AND HIGH PRESSURE FROM
WESTERN SIBERIA FILLS IN. A STRONG STORM WILL DEVELOP OVER THE
FAR SOUTHWEST BERING SEA MON NIGHT. EAST WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
INCREASE OVER THE NORTHERN BERING SEA TUE AS THE ASSOCIATED
WEATHER FRONT MOVES NORTH.

$$

PKZ200-220030-
NORTON SOUND-
406 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ210-220030-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
406 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT DECREASING TO 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WINDS 35 KT...EXCEPT E 20 KT NORTH OF ST LAWRENCE
ISLAND. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 45 KT. SEAS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 45 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ215-220030-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
406 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT BECOMING W 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ220-220030-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
406 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT TODAY...

.TODAY...N WINDS 35 KT DECREASING TO 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT.

$$

RF/RM DEC 14


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