Northwest Alaska Coastal Waters Forecast


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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
201 PM AKDT TUE OCT 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.

PKZ299-221315-
201 PM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1041 MB HIGH CENTER NEAR 80N 175W WILL REMAIN QUASI STATIONARY
THROUGH THE WEEK AS IT WEAKENS TO 1033MB. A BROAD AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE OVER MAINLAND ALASKA WILL SHIFT S. A RIDGE OVER THE
CENTRAL BERING SEA WILL MOVE OVER THE WEST COAST EARLY THU
MORNING. A WEATHER FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WEST COAST THU
AFTERNOON.

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PKZ200-221315-
NORTON SOUND-
201 PM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  

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PKZ210-221315-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
201 PM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.  

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PKZ215-221315-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
201 PM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS CALM. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS CALM. 
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

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PKZ220-221315-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
201 PM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.WED...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.THU...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. 
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  

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CCC/RM OCT 14