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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
250 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 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.

PKZ299-190200-
250 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN LOW OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA AND HIGH
OVER EASTERN RUSSIA WILL PRODUCE MODERATE NORTH WINDS FROM THE
CHUKCHI SEA...THROUGH THE BERING STRAIT...AND OVER SAINT LAWRENCE
ISLAND. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE NORTHWESTERN ALASKA
COASTAL WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY WILL DIMINISH THE
WINDS.

$$

PKZ200-190200-
NORTON SOUND-
250 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ210-190200-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
250 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ215-190200-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
250 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ220-190200-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
250 AM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

DA/NS SEP 14


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