Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
341 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

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.

PKZ299-030345-
341 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN BEAUFORT
SEA WILL RECEDE EASTWARD INTO THE CANADIAN ARCHIPELAGO BY LATE
TONIGHT AND MOVE FARTHER EASTWARD TUE. A 1001 MB LOW NEAR THE GULF
OF ANADYR WILL DEEPEN TO A 996 MB LOW 100 MILES NORTH OF BARROW BY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL MOVE TO 250 MILES NORTH OF
DEMARCATION POINT BY NOON WED WEAKENING TO 998 MB. A TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE EASTERN SIBERIAN PENINSULA TO
BRISTOL BAY WILL MOVE TO THE WEST COAST OF ALASKA BY LATE TONIGHT.


$$

PKZ200-030345-
NORTON SOUND-
341 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT BECOMING S 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT BECOMING W 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT BECOMING N 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ210-030345-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
341 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TUE... W WINDS 15 KT BECOMING N 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ215-030345-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
341 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ220-030345-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
341 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT BECOMING NW 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

RF/LTH MAR 15



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