Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
248 PM AKST THU MAR 5 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.

PKZ299-061230-
248 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 983 MB LOW IN THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO SAINT LAWRENCE
ISLAND AS A 987 MB LOW FRI EVENING. A STRONG WEATHER FRONT
ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE WEST COAST FRIDAY. THE
LOW WILL TRACK EAST AND WEAKEN TO 993 MB OVER KOTZEBUE SOUND ON
SAT.

$$

PKZ200-061230-
NORTON SOUND-
248 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SNOW.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-061230-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
248 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT BECOMING E 30 KT...STRONGEST SOUTH OF
SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND.
.FRI...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ215-061230-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
248 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SNOW.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SNOW.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-061230-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
248 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SAT...N WINDS 30 KT. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

EWP/NTS MAR 15



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