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FNAK71 PAFC 061634
FWSAER

SPOT FORECAST FOR FV NORTHERN PRIDE...NOAA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
834 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0925 AKDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A WEATHER FRONT WILL BE OVER THE AREA THROUGH THIS
EVENING BRINGING FAIRLY STRONG WINDS AND LOTS OF MOISTURE TO
SHELIKOF STRAIT. THIS FRONT WILL MOVE OFF TO THE NORTH LATER
TONIGHT. THIS WILL ALLOW THE WINDS TO DIMINISH BUT THE MOISTURE
WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA...THOUGH CEILINGS WILL INCREASE A BIT.

NOTE: SEA STATES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO THE SHELTERED
NATURE OF THE SITE AND LACK OF OBSERVATIONS. IN THE LONG TERM
THE WAVES ARE FOR SHELIKOF STRAIT IN GENERAL (FROM THE MARINE
FORECAST). IN THE SHORT TERM THE SEA STATE AND SWELL DIRECTION
IS BASED ALMOST ENTIRELY ON MODEL GUIDANCE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (100 PERCENT). RAIN.
CEILINGS............300 TO 700 FEET.
WAVE HEIGHTS........AROUND 3 FT.
SWELL DIRECTION.....FROM THE SOUTH.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30
                    MPH.
CWR.................100 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN.
CEILINGS............400 TO 800 FEET.
WAVE HEIGHTS........3-4 FT.
SWELL DIRECTION.....FROM THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 35 MPH BECOMING EAST 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................95 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CEILINGS............700 TO 1500 FEET.
WAVE HEIGHTS........3 FT DIMINISHING TO 1 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SWELL DIRECTION.....FROM THE EAST.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 7 MPH.
CWR.................70 PERCENT.

.OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. CLOUDY. RAIN.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$
FORECASTER...LUDWIG
REQUESTED BY...SSC
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150505.FVNOR.02/AER


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