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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
157 PM AKST THU DEC 8 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.

PKZ299-091215-
157 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
VERY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA WILL
AND THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA WILL PERSIST THROUGH SAT.
A WEATHER FRONT MOVING NORTH INTO THE CENTRAL BERING SEA SUN WILL
MOVE TO THE NORTHERN BERING SEA SUN NIGHT AND MON.

$$

PKZ200-091215-
NORTON SOUND-
157 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-091215-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
157 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ215-091215-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
157 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-091215-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
157 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

DEC 16



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