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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
520 AM AKDT FRI OCT 16 2020

AKZ207-211>214-170200-
CHUKCHI SEA COAST-SOUTHERN SEWARD PENINSULA COAST-
EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS-
ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND BERING STRAIT COAST-YUKON DELTA-
INCLUDING POINT HOPE, SHISHMAREF, KIVALINA, ESPENBERG, NOME, 
WHITE MOUNTAIN, GOLOVIN, UNALAKLEET, STEBBINS, ST MICHAEL, ELIM, 
KOYUK, SHAKTOOLIK, GAMBELL, SAVOONGA, BREVIG MISSION, TELLER, 
WALES, DIOMEDE, MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, EMMONAK, ALAKANUK, KOTLIK, 
PILOT STATION, ST MARYS, SCAMMON BAY, MARSHALL, NUNAM IQUA, 
AND PITKAS POINT
520 AM AKDT FRI OCT 16 2020

...ELEVATED SURF THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

ELEVATED SURF ALONG THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST FACING COASTLINES 
FROM POINT HOPE TO CAPE ROMANZOF THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

SURF WILL BE PUSHED 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGH TIDE LINE BY
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH GUSTING TO 60 MPH 
LOCALLY.

ELEVATED SURF IS EXPECTED IN TELLER AND BREVIG MISSION WHICH ARE
NOT NORMALLY IMPACTED BY THESE EVENTS ALONG WITH THE OTHER BERING
STRAIT COMMUNITIES, POINT HOPE TO RED DOG ON THE CHUKCHI SEA 
COAST, AND FROM NORTON SOUND COMMUNITIES SOUTH TO CAPE ROMANZOF. 

WATER WILL BE PUSHED INTO MARSHY AREAS ALONG THE COAST AND MAY
IMPACT LOW LYING AREAS AS WATER MOVES INTO THEM. NO SIGNIFICANT 
EROSION IS EXPECTED.

RESIDENTS SHOULD ENSURE THEIR PROPERTY IS WELL ABOVE THE NORMAL 
HIGH TIDE LINE, AND SECURE ITEMS THAT MAY BE BLOWN AWAY.

FOR THE LATEST FORECASTS GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FAIRBANKS.

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