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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
423 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 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.

PKZ299-200330-
423 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WITH A PRIMARY 982 MB LOW OVER SAND
POINT AND A SECONDARY 983 MB LOW OVER ST LAWRENCE ISLAND WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE TO THE NORTH AND WILL BE SOUTH OF THE BERING
STRAIT AND OVER NEAR NORTON SOUND SUNDAY EVENING. THE LOWS WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTH INTO THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA AND BERING
STRAIT MONDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE HIGH
ARCTIC.

$$

PKZ200-200330-
NORTON SOUND-
423 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 30 KT BECOMING E 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-200330-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
423 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 35 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
FOG...SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ215-200330-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
423 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG...SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-200330-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
423 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

CCC/RM APR 15


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