Special Weather Statement - Fairbanks


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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
148 AM AKDT WED AUG 5 2015

AKZ207-060000-
CHUKCHI SEA COAST-
INCLUDING...POINT HOPE...SHISHMAREF...KIVALINA...ESPENBERG
148 AM AKDT WED AUG 5 2015

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE CHUKCHI SEA THURSDAY
NIGHT AND FRIDAY BRINGING STRONG WINDS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR HIGH
SURF ALONG THE COAST NORTH OF KIVALINA.

WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM SOUTH TO NORTHWEST LATE THURSDAY AND WIND
SPEEDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 25 MPH THURSDAY NIGHT WITH WAVES
ALONG THE COAST BUILDING TO 5 TO 10 FEET.

MINOR EROSION OF COASTAL AREAS NORTH OF KIVALINA MAY OCCUR
FRIDAY.

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