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000
FZAK80 PAFC 172342
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
241 PM AKST WEDNESDAY 17 DECEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...MONDAY 22 DECEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE

SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LARGE LOWS WILL PASS THROUGH THE BERING SEA
AND GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-
-BEAUFORT SEA-
-CHUKCHI SEA-
PKZ500-WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ505-CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ510-EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ220-WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
PKZ225-CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
PKZ230-CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
PKZ235-POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
PKZ240-CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
PKZ245-FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

ICE COVERED.

-BERING SEA-

PKZ215-KOTZEBUE SOUND-
PKZ200-NORTON SOUND-
PKZ210-DALL POINT TO WALES-
PKZ180-KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
PKZ181-NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE ALASKA COAST NEAR 59.2N 162.1W TO
59.4N 163.5W TO 60.9N 168.1W TO 62.4N 168.8W TO 64.6N 168.4W TO
64.6N 169.6W TO 63.9N 170.1W TO 63.6N 172.7W TO 63.7N 173.6W TO
64.1N 173.6 TO 64.3N 173.2W AND CONTINUES ALONG THE RUSSIAN COAST.
THE ICE EDGE IS MAINLY OPEN WATER AND 5 TO 7 TENTHS NEW AND YOUNG
ICE.

ALONG THE COAST OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND...NEW ICE OF 3 TO 7 TENTHS
COVERAGE EXTENDS UP TO 10 NM FROM THE COAST. THERE IS NEW AND YOUNG
ICE IN SHALLOW BAYS OF NORTHERN BRISTOL BAY AS WELL.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY...THEN FLOW WILL BECOME NORTHEASTERLY ON
FRIDAY AND NORTHERLY SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THE ICE EDGE NORTH OF
SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND TO THE SOUTH 30 TO 45 NM
THROUGH MONDAY. THE ICE EDGE SOUTH OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE TO THE WEST-SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 NM THROUGH MONDAY.

-COOK INLET-
PKZ140-COOK INLET NORTH OF KAMISHAK BAY AND ENGLISH BAY-

COOK INLET ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...LOW TO MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS FOR COOK INLET...A SERIES OF LOWS WILL PASS OVER THE GULF
OF ALASKA THROUGH FRIDAY. A LOW WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY OVER
THE GULF OF ALASKA SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

LOW CONCENTRATIONS OF NEW SEA ICE ARE CURRENTLY MOVING WITH THE
TIDES WITHIN KNIK ARM AND NEAR THE SUSITNA RIVER DELTA. 5 TO 7 TENTHS
NEW ICE IS REMAINING THROUGH THE DAYTIME HOURS NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND.

FORECAST FOR COOK INLET THROUGH MONDAY...NEW SEA ICE IS EXPECTED TO
REMAIN NEARLY STEADY IN CONCENTRATION NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND THROUGH
MONDAY.

PLEASE NOTE...COOK INLET SEA ICE CHANGES SIGNIFICANTLY WITH THE
TIDES.



000
FZAK80 PAFC 172342
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
241 PM AKST WEDNESDAY 17 DECEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...MONDAY 22 DECEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE

SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LARGE LOWS WILL PASS THROUGH THE BERING SEA
AND GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-
-BEAUFORT SEA-
-CHUKCHI SEA-
PKZ500-WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ505-CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ510-EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ220-WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
PKZ225-CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
PKZ230-CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
PKZ235-POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
PKZ240-CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
PKZ245-FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

ICE COVERED.

-BERING SEA-

PKZ215-KOTZEBUE SOUND-
PKZ200-NORTON SOUND-
PKZ210-DALL POINT TO WALES-
PKZ180-KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
PKZ181-NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE ALASKA COAST NEAR 59.2N 162.1W TO
59.4N 163.5W TO 60.9N 168.1W TO 62.4N 168.8W TO 64.6N 168.4W TO
64.6N 169.6W TO 63.9N 170.1W TO 63.6N 172.7W TO 63.7N 173.6W TO
64.1N 173.6 TO 64.3N 173.2W AND CONTINUES ALONG THE RUSSIAN COAST.
THE ICE EDGE IS MAINLY OPEN WATER AND 5 TO 7 TENTHS NEW AND YOUNG
ICE.

ALONG THE COAST OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND...NEW ICE OF 3 TO 7 TENTHS
COVERAGE EXTENDS UP TO 10 NM FROM THE COAST. THERE IS NEW AND YOUNG
ICE IN SHALLOW BAYS OF NORTHERN BRISTOL BAY AS WELL.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY...THEN FLOW WILL BECOME NORTHEASTERLY ON
FRIDAY AND NORTHERLY SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY. THE ICE EDGE NORTH OF
SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND TO THE SOUTH 30 TO 45 NM
THROUGH MONDAY. THE ICE EDGE SOUTH OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE TO THE WEST-SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 NM THROUGH MONDAY.

-COOK INLET-
PKZ140-COOK INLET NORTH OF KAMISHAK BAY AND ENGLISH BAY-

COOK INLET ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...LOW TO MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS FOR COOK INLET...A SERIES OF LOWS WILL PASS OVER THE GULF
OF ALASKA THROUGH FRIDAY. A LOW WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY OVER
THE GULF OF ALASKA SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

LOW CONCENTRATIONS OF NEW SEA ICE ARE CURRENTLY MOVING WITH THE
TIDES WITHIN KNIK ARM AND NEAR THE SUSITNA RIVER DELTA. 5 TO 7 TENTHS
NEW ICE IS REMAINING THROUGH THE DAYTIME HOURS NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND.

FORECAST FOR COOK INLET THROUGH MONDAY...NEW SEA ICE IS EXPECTED TO
REMAIN NEARLY STEADY IN CONCENTRATION NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND THROUGH
MONDAY.

PLEASE NOTE...COOK INLET SEA ICE CHANGES SIGNIFICANTLY WITH THE
TIDES.

$$


000
FZUS81 KCLE 172136
ICELIO

GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
436 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

ACTIVE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND ADVISORIES ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN
BE FOUND AT...HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=HAZ&L=GL&P=A

5 DAY ICE DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL TEND TO DOMINATE THE LAKES THURSDAY INTO MONDAY
THEN A LOW SHOULD MOVE INTO WISCONSIN BY LATE MONDAY EVENING. THE
PRESENCE OF THE HIGH WILL KEEP WINDS RELATIVELY LIGHT OVER THE LAKES
LEADING TO NO ICE CHANGES DUE TO WINDS.

TEMPERATURES THROUGH SATURDAY WILL RUN NEAR NORMAL TO A LITTLE ABOVE
NORMAL THEN MOSTLY ABOVE NORMAL SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THESE
TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT INTO SLOW ICE GROWTH AROUND THE SMALLER
BAYS AROUND LAKES SUPERIOR AND HURON AND AROUND GREEN BAY THROUGH
SATURDAY THEN LITTLE CHANGE SUNDAY AND MONDAY. NO ICE IS EXPECTED IN
LAKE ERIE THROUGH MONDAY.


THE GREAT LAKES ICE ANALYSIS PRODUCTS CAN BE FOUND AT:

HTTP://WWW.NATICE.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GREAT_LAKES.HTML

AND

HTTP://WWW.GLERL.NOAA.GOV/DATA/ICE/#CURRENTCONDITIONS


         TEMPERATURE  FORECASTS FOR SELECTED CITIES

 LOCATION   12/18   12/19   12/20   12/21   12/22   12/23
   DULUTH  14  26  16  22  19  31  22  32  26  30  20  31
MARQUETTE  21  27  16  28  16  29  21  31  25  34  28  34
 GREENBAY  18  29  17  30  20  31  23  33  26  35  28  35
MILWAUKEE  23  31  22  32  25  34  27  36  29  37  32  37
  CHICAGO  22  31  22  34  27  35  28  37  29  38  35  39
 MUSKEGON  26  32  25  33  26  34  27  35  28  37  32  38
   ALPENA  22  27  18  29  21  31  24  32  26  34  29  36
  DETROIT  27  34  28  35  27  35  28  36  29  37  32  39
   TOLEDO  28  35  26  33  26  35  26  35  26  37  27  37
CLEVELAND  28  34  29  33  27  36  29  36  28  38  31  40
  BUFFALO  30  35  27  33  24  34  29  35  27  38  33  43

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF THE GREAT LAKES FORECAST TEMPERATURES
CAN BE FOUND AT: HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=TE

WIND FORECAST FOR THE GREAT LAKES...
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS ON LAKES ERIE AND HURON
WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT INTO THU TO 20 KNOTS OR LESS THEN WINDS
THROUGHOUT THE LAKES WILL TEND TO STAY UNDER 20 KNOTS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF WIND ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=WS

FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS
COMPARED TO NORMAL CALCULATED ON WED DEC 17:

LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
----------------------------------------

   DULUTH,   MN  DEC    9  242  465
MARQUETTE,   MI  DEC    9  170  472
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  DEC    9   69  260
 GREENBAY,   WI  DEC    9   86  271
MILWAUKEE,   WI  DEC    9   19  117
  CHICAGO,   IL  DEC    9   10   94
 MUSKEGON,   MI  DEC    9    0   25
   ALPENA,   MI  DEC    9   34  146
  DETROIT,   MI  DEC    9    0    3
   TOLEDO,   OH  DEC    9    0   30
CLEVELAND,   OH  DEC    9    0    0
  BUFFALO,   NY  DEC    9    0    0


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR WED DEC 17

LOCATION     HIGH LOW
----------------------------------------------

    DULUTH,MN  20   4
 MARQUETTE,MI  24  12
  GREENBAY,WI  20   4
 MILWAUKEE,WI  33  21
   CHICAGO,IL  33  18
  MUSKEGON,MI  31  17
    ALPENA,MI  20   4
   DETROIT,MI  34  21
    TOLEDO,OH  34  20
 CLEVELAND,OH  36  23
   BUFFALO,NY  34  22



NOTE: ALL WEB SITE ADDRESSES SHOULD BE ENTERED INTO YOUR BROWSER IN LOWER
CASE.

$$







000
FZUS81 KBUF 160502
ICEFBO

ST LAWRENCE FREEZE UP DATE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1202 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER FREEZE UP DATE OUTLOOK...

THE DATE OF THE FIRST FREEZE UP OF THE ST LAWRENCE RIVER NEAR
MASSENA NEW YORK IS FORECAST TO BE DECEMBER 27TH 2014.

$$

HITCHCOCK















000
FZAK80 PAFC 152337
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
234 PM AKST MONDAY 15 DECEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...SATURDAY 20 DECEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH

SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LARGE LOWS WILL PASS THROUGH THE BERING SEA
AND GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-
-BEAUFORT SEA-
-CHUKCHI SEA-
PKZ500-WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ505-CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ510-EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ220-WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
PKZ225-CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
PKZ230-CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
PKZ235-POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
PKZ240-CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
PKZ245-FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

ICE COVERED.

-BERING SEA-

PKZ215-KOTZEBUE SOUND-
PKZ200-NORTON SOUND-
PKZ210-DALL POINT TO WALES-
PKZ180-KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
PKZ181-NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE ALASKA COAST NEAR 59.2N 162.0W TO
59.2N 164.8W TO 60.9N 168.1W TO 62.3N 168.6W TO 64.6N 168W TO 63.7N
169.2W TO 63.6N 170W TO 63.9N 170.8W TO 64.9N 170.4W TO 63.7N 173.2
TO 64.3N 173.W AND CONTINUES ALONG THE RUSSIAN COAST. THE ICE EDGE
IS MAINLY OPEN WATER.

ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND...NEW ICE OF 3 TO 7
TENTHS COVERAGE EXTENDS UP TO 10 NM ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ISLAND.
THERE IS NEW AND YOUNG ICE IN SHALLOW BAYS OF NORTHERN BRISTOL BAY
AS WELL.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...NORTHERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN BERING
SEA THROUGH WEDNESDAY. FLOW WILL THEN BECOME EASTERLY THROUGH
FRIDAY...THEN RETURN TO NORTHERLY THROUGH SATURDAY. THERE WILL BE A
PERIOD OF SOUTHERLY FLOW ALONG THE ALASKA COAST SOUTH OF NORTON
SOUND ON TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE ICE EDGE NORTH OF SAINT
LAWRENCE ISLAND IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND TO THE SOUTH 40 TO 55 NM
THROUGH SATURDAY. THE ICE EDGE SOUTH OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE TO THE NORTH-NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 NM THROUGH
SATURDAY.

-COOK INLET-
PKZ140-COOK INLET NORTH OF KAMISHAK BAY AND ENGLISH BAY-

COOK INLET ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...LOW.

SYNOPSIS FOR COOK INLET...A SERIES OF LOWS WILL PASS OVER THE GULF
OF ALASKA THROUGH SATURDAY.

LOW CONCENTRATIONS OF NEW SEA ICE ARE CURRENTLY MOVING WITH THE
TIDES WITHIN KNIK ARM AND NEAR THE SUSITNA RIVER DELTA. 5 TO 7 TENTHS
NEW ICE IS REMAINING THROUGH THE DAYTIME HOURS NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND.

FORECAST FOR COOK INLET THROUGH SATURDAY...NEW SEA ICE IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN CONCENTRATION NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND
THROUGH SATURDAY.

PLEASE NOTE...COOK INLET SEA ICE CHANGES SIGNIFICANTLY WITH THE
TIDES.



000
FZAK80 PAFC 152337
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
234 PM AKST MONDAY 15 DECEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...SATURDAY 20 DECEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH

SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LARGE LOWS WILL PASS THROUGH THE BERING SEA
AND GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-
-BEAUFORT SEA-
-CHUKCHI SEA-
PKZ500-WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ505-CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ510-EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ220-WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
PKZ225-CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
PKZ230-CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
PKZ235-POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
PKZ240-CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
PKZ245-FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

ICE COVERED.

-BERING SEA-

PKZ215-KOTZEBUE SOUND-
PKZ200-NORTON SOUND-
PKZ210-DALL POINT TO WALES-
PKZ180-KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
PKZ181-NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE ALASKA COAST NEAR 59.2N 162.0W TO
59.2N 164.8W TO 60.9N 168.1W TO 62.3N 168.6W TO 64.6N 168W TO 63.7N
169.2W TO 63.6N 170W TO 63.9N 170.8W TO 64.9N 170.4W TO 63.7N 173.2
TO 64.3N 173.W AND CONTINUES ALONG THE RUSSIAN COAST. THE ICE EDGE
IS MAINLY OPEN WATER.

ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND...NEW ICE OF 3 TO 7
TENTHS COVERAGE EXTENDS UP TO 10 NM ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ISLAND.
THERE IS NEW AND YOUNG ICE IN SHALLOW BAYS OF NORTHERN BRISTOL BAY
AS WELL.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...NORTHERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN BERING
SEA THROUGH WEDNESDAY. FLOW WILL THEN BECOME EASTERLY THROUGH
FRIDAY...THEN RETURN TO NORTHERLY THROUGH SATURDAY. THERE WILL BE A
PERIOD OF SOUTHERLY FLOW ALONG THE ALASKA COAST SOUTH OF NORTON
SOUND ON TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE ICE EDGE NORTH OF SAINT
LAWRENCE ISLAND IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND TO THE SOUTH 40 TO 55 NM
THROUGH SATURDAY. THE ICE EDGE SOUTH OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE TO THE NORTH-NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 NM THROUGH
SATURDAY.

-COOK INLET-
PKZ140-COOK INLET NORTH OF KAMISHAK BAY AND ENGLISH BAY-

COOK INLET ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...LOW.

SYNOPSIS FOR COOK INLET...A SERIES OF LOWS WILL PASS OVER THE GULF
OF ALASKA THROUGH SATURDAY.

LOW CONCENTRATIONS OF NEW SEA ICE ARE CURRENTLY MOVING WITH THE
TIDES WITHIN KNIK ARM AND NEAR THE SUSITNA RIVER DELTA. 5 TO 7 TENTHS
NEW ICE IS REMAINING THROUGH THE DAYTIME HOURS NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND.

FORECAST FOR COOK INLET THROUGH SATURDAY...NEW SEA ICE IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN CONCENTRATION NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND
THROUGH SATURDAY.

PLEASE NOTE...COOK INLET SEA ICE CHANGES SIGNIFICANTLY WITH THE
TIDES.



000
FZAK80 PAFC 152337
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
234 PM AKST MONDAY 15 DECEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...SATURDAY 20 DECEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH

SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LARGE LOWS WILL PASS THROUGH THE BERING SEA
AND GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-
-BEAUFORT SEA-
-CHUKCHI SEA-
PKZ500-WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ505-CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ510-EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ220-WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
PKZ225-CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
PKZ230-CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
PKZ235-POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
PKZ240-CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
PKZ245-FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

ICE COVERED.

-BERING SEA-

PKZ215-KOTZEBUE SOUND-
PKZ200-NORTON SOUND-
PKZ210-DALL POINT TO WALES-
PKZ180-KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
PKZ181-NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE ALASKA COAST NEAR 59.2N 162.0W TO
59.2N 164.8W TO 60.9N 168.1W TO 62.3N 168.6W TO 64.6N 168W TO 63.7N
169.2W TO 63.6N 170W TO 63.9N 170.8W TO 64.9N 170.4W TO 63.7N 173.2
TO 64.3N 173.W AND CONTINUES ALONG THE RUSSIAN COAST. THE ICE EDGE
IS MAINLY OPEN WATER.

ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND...NEW ICE OF 3 TO 7
TENTHS COVERAGE EXTENDS UP TO 10 NM ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ISLAND.
THERE IS NEW AND YOUNG ICE IN SHALLOW BAYS OF NORTHERN BRISTOL BAY
AS WELL.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...NORTHERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN BERING
SEA THROUGH WEDNESDAY. FLOW WILL THEN BECOME EASTERLY THROUGH
FRIDAY...THEN RETURN TO NORTHERLY THROUGH SATURDAY. THERE WILL BE A
PERIOD OF SOUTHERLY FLOW ALONG THE ALASKA COAST SOUTH OF NORTON
SOUND ON TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE ICE EDGE NORTH OF SAINT
LAWRENCE ISLAND IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND TO THE SOUTH 40 TO 55 NM
THROUGH SATURDAY. THE ICE EDGE SOUTH OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE TO THE NORTH-NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 NM THROUGH
SATURDAY.

-COOK INLET-
PKZ140-COOK INLET NORTH OF KAMISHAK BAY AND ENGLISH BAY-

COOK INLET ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...LOW.

SYNOPSIS FOR COOK INLET...A SERIES OF LOWS WILL PASS OVER THE GULF
OF ALASKA THROUGH SATURDAY.

LOW CONCENTRATIONS OF NEW SEA ICE ARE CURRENTLY MOVING WITH THE
TIDES WITHIN KNIK ARM AND NEAR THE SUSITNA RIVER DELTA. 5 TO 7 TENTHS
NEW ICE IS REMAINING THROUGH THE DAYTIME HOURS NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND.

FORECAST FOR COOK INLET THROUGH SATURDAY...NEW SEA ICE IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN CONCENTRATION NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND
THROUGH SATURDAY.

PLEASE NOTE...COOK INLET SEA ICE CHANGES SIGNIFICANTLY WITH THE
TIDES.



000
FZAK80 PAFC 152337
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
234 PM AKST MONDAY 15 DECEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...SATURDAY 20 DECEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH

SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LARGE LOWS WILL PASS THROUGH THE BERING SEA
AND GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-
-BEAUFORT SEA-
-CHUKCHI SEA-
PKZ500-WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ505-CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ510-EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ220-WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
PKZ225-CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
PKZ230-CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
PKZ235-POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
PKZ240-CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
PKZ245-FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

ICE COVERED.

-BERING SEA-

PKZ215-KOTZEBUE SOUND-
PKZ200-NORTON SOUND-
PKZ210-DALL POINT TO WALES-
PKZ180-KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
PKZ181-NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE ALASKA COAST NEAR 59.2N 162.0W TO
59.2N 164.8W TO 60.9N 168.1W TO 62.3N 168.6W TO 64.6N 168W TO 63.7N
169.2W TO 63.6N 170W TO 63.9N 170.8W TO 64.9N 170.4W TO 63.7N 173.2
TO 64.3N 173.W AND CONTINUES ALONG THE RUSSIAN COAST. THE ICE EDGE
IS MAINLY OPEN WATER.

ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND...NEW ICE OF 3 TO 7
TENTHS COVERAGE EXTENDS UP TO 10 NM ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ISLAND.
THERE IS NEW AND YOUNG ICE IN SHALLOW BAYS OF NORTHERN BRISTOL BAY
AS WELL.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...NORTHERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN BERING
SEA THROUGH WEDNESDAY. FLOW WILL THEN BECOME EASTERLY THROUGH
FRIDAY...THEN RETURN TO NORTHERLY THROUGH SATURDAY. THERE WILL BE A
PERIOD OF SOUTHERLY FLOW ALONG THE ALASKA COAST SOUTH OF NORTON
SOUND ON TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE ICE EDGE NORTH OF SAINT
LAWRENCE ISLAND IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND TO THE SOUTH 40 TO 55 NM
THROUGH SATURDAY. THE ICE EDGE SOUTH OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE TO THE NORTH-NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 NM THROUGH
SATURDAY.

-COOK INLET-
PKZ140-COOK INLET NORTH OF KAMISHAK BAY AND ENGLISH BAY-

COOK INLET ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...LOW.

SYNOPSIS FOR COOK INLET...A SERIES OF LOWS WILL PASS OVER THE GULF
OF ALASKA THROUGH SATURDAY.

LOW CONCENTRATIONS OF NEW SEA ICE ARE CURRENTLY MOVING WITH THE
TIDES WITHIN KNIK ARM AND NEAR THE SUSITNA RIVER DELTA. 5 TO 7 TENTHS
NEW ICE IS REMAINING THROUGH THE DAYTIME HOURS NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND.

FORECAST FOR COOK INLET THROUGH SATURDAY...NEW SEA ICE IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN CONCENTRATION NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND
THROUGH SATURDAY.

PLEASE NOTE...COOK INLET SEA ICE CHANGES SIGNIFICANTLY WITH THE
TIDES.



000
FZAK80 PAFC 152337
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
234 PM AKST MONDAY 15 DECEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...SATURDAY 20 DECEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH

SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LARGE LOWS WILL PASS THROUGH THE BERING SEA
AND GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-
-BEAUFORT SEA-
-CHUKCHI SEA-
PKZ500-WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ505-CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ510-EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ220-WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
PKZ225-CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
PKZ230-CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
PKZ235-POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
PKZ240-CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
PKZ245-FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

ICE COVERED.

-BERING SEA-

PKZ215-KOTZEBUE SOUND-
PKZ200-NORTON SOUND-
PKZ210-DALL POINT TO WALES-
PKZ180-KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
PKZ181-NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE ALASKA COAST NEAR 59.2N 162.0W TO
59.2N 164.8W TO 60.9N 168.1W TO 62.3N 168.6W TO 64.6N 168W TO 63.7N
169.2W TO 63.6N 170W TO 63.9N 170.8W TO 64.9N 170.4W TO 63.7N 173.2
TO 64.3N 173.W AND CONTINUES ALONG THE RUSSIAN COAST. THE ICE EDGE
IS MAINLY OPEN WATER.

ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND...NEW ICE OF 3 TO 7
TENTHS COVERAGE EXTENDS UP TO 10 NM ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ISLAND.
THERE IS NEW AND YOUNG ICE IN SHALLOW BAYS OF NORTHERN BRISTOL BAY
AS WELL.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...NORTHERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN BERING
SEA THROUGH WEDNESDAY. FLOW WILL THEN BECOME EASTERLY THROUGH
FRIDAY...THEN RETURN TO NORTHERLY THROUGH SATURDAY. THERE WILL BE A
PERIOD OF SOUTHERLY FLOW ALONG THE ALASKA COAST SOUTH OF NORTON
SOUND ON TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE ICE EDGE NORTH OF SAINT
LAWRENCE ISLAND IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND TO THE SOUTH 40 TO 55 NM
THROUGH SATURDAY. THE ICE EDGE SOUTH OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE TO THE NORTH-NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 NM THROUGH
SATURDAY.

-COOK INLET-
PKZ140-COOK INLET NORTH OF KAMISHAK BAY AND ENGLISH BAY-

COOK INLET ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...LOW.

SYNOPSIS FOR COOK INLET...A SERIES OF LOWS WILL PASS OVER THE GULF
OF ALASKA THROUGH SATURDAY.

LOW CONCENTRATIONS OF NEW SEA ICE ARE CURRENTLY MOVING WITH THE
TIDES WITHIN KNIK ARM AND NEAR THE SUSITNA RIVER DELTA. 5 TO 7 TENTHS
NEW ICE IS REMAINING THROUGH THE DAYTIME HOURS NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND.

FORECAST FOR COOK INLET THROUGH SATURDAY...NEW SEA ICE IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN CONCENTRATION NORTH OF FIRE ISLAND
THROUGH SATURDAY.

PLEASE NOTE...COOK INLET SEA ICE CHANGES SIGNIFICANTLY WITH THE
TIDES.

$$



000
FZUS81 KCLE 152145
ICELIO

GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
445 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

ACTIVE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND ADVISORIES ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN
BE FOUND AT...HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=HAZ&L=GL&P=A

5 DAY ICE DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL TRACK ACROSS THE CENTRAL
LAKES TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...THEN MERGE WITH A COASTAL LOW OFF THE
NEW ENGLAND COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  A TROUGH WILL LINGER ACROSS THE
LAKES UNTIL FRIDAY...WHEN A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES.  THE HIGH WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OVER THE LAKES INTO
THE WEEKEND.

THE TEMPERATURES ACROSS ALL THE LAKES WILL REMAIN ABOVE TO MUCH
ABOVE NORMAL TUESDAY.  CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO NEAR NORMAL BY
WEDNESDAY MORNING AND REMAIN SEASONAL THROUGH SATURDAY.  ICE
DEVELOPMENT IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE BAYS OF THE NORTHERN LAKES WITH
LOWS IN THE TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS.

THE GREAT LAKES ICE ANALYSIS PRODUCTS CAN BE FOUND AT:

HTTP://WWW.NATICE.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GREAT_LAKES.HTML

AND

HTTP://WWW.GLERL.NOAA.GOV/DATA/ICE/#CURRENTCONDITIONS

       TEMPERATURE  FORECASTS FOR SELECTED CITIES

 LOCATION   12/16   12/17   12/18   12/19   12/20   12/21
   DULUTH  17  21   9  20   9  23   8  25  13  27  15  26
MARQUETTE  33  35  24  27  20  27  18  29  19  30  22  29
 GREENBAY  36  37  22  28  19  28  17  30  19  30  20  30
MILWAUKEE  41  40  22  29  20  29  22  32  24  33  23  34
  CHICAGO  43  43  23  29  21  28  21  32  24  33  23  34
 MUSKEGON  42  47  29  32  25  31  23  32  23  33  24  34
   ALPENA  38  40  30  32  25  28  20  29  23  32  24  33
  DETROIT  43  50  33  35  26  33  27  33  27  34  27  35
   TOLEDO  43  50  30  33  23  33  23  35  28  37  28  36
CLEVELAND  41  49  31  33  26  32  26  35  29  37  31  36
  BUFFALO  36  46  38  40  28  32  28  32  26  36  28  37


WIND FORECAST FOR THE GREAT LAKES...

WINDS ACROSS THE WESTERN LAKES WILL TURN TO THE NORTH AND INCREASE
TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT AS A LOW PRESSURE CENTER MOVES OVER
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN.  THE WINDS ACROSS ALL THE LAKES WILL TURN TO
THE NORTHWEST TO WEST AS THE LOW MOVES ACROSS THE CENTRAL LAKES.
WINDS WILL REMAIN FROM THE NORTHWEST TO WEST ON WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW
MOVES OFF THE EAST COAST...BUT A TROUGH LINGERS ACROSS THE LAKES.

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF THE GREAT LAKES FORECAST TEMPERATURES
CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=TE

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF WIND ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=WS

FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS COMPARED TO
NORMAL CALCULATED ON MON DEC 15:

LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
----------------------------------------

   DULUTH,   MN  DEC    9  242  465
MARQUETTE,   MI  DEC    9  170  472
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  DEC    9   69  260
 GREENBAY,   WI  DEC    9   86  271
MILWAUKEE,   WI  DEC    9   19  117
  CHICAGO,   IL  DEC    9   10   94
 MUSKEGON,   MI  DEC    9    0   25
   ALPENA,   MI  DEC    9   34  146
  DETROIT,   MI  DEC    9    0    3
   TOLEDO,   OH  DEC    9    0   30
CLEVELAND,   OH  DEC    9    0    0
  BUFFALO,   NY  DEC    9    0    0

NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR MON DEC 15

LOCATION     HIGH LOW
----------------------------------------------

    DULUTH,MN  21   5
 MARQUETTE,MI  25  13
  GREENBAY,WI  21   5
 MILWAUKEE,WI  34  22
   CHICAGO,IL  34  19
  MUSKEGON,MI  32  18
    ALPENA,MI  21   5
   DETROIT,MI  35  22
    TOLEDO,OH  35  21
 CLEVELAND,OH  37  24
   BUFFALO,NY  35  23

NOTE: ALL WEB SITE ADDRESSES SHOULD BE ENTERED INTO YOUR BROWSER IN
LOWER CASE.

$$











000
FZUS81 KCLE 152145
ICELIO

GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
445 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

ACTIVE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND ADVISORIES ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN
BE FOUND AT...HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=HAZ&L=GL&P=A

5 DAY ICE DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL TRACK ACROSS THE CENTRAL
LAKES TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...THEN MERGE WITH A COASTAL LOW OFF THE
NEW ENGLAND COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  A TROUGH WILL LINGER ACROSS THE
LAKES UNTIL FRIDAY...WHEN A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES.  THE HIGH WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OVER THE LAKES INTO
THE WEEKEND.

THE TEMPERATURES ACROSS ALL THE LAKES WILL REMAIN ABOVE TO MUCH
ABOVE NORMAL TUESDAY.  CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO NEAR NORMAL BY
WEDNESDAY MORNING AND REMAIN SEASONAL THROUGH SATURDAY.  ICE
DEVELOPMENT IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE BAYS OF THE NORTHERN LAKES WITH
LOWS IN THE TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS.

THE GREAT LAKES ICE ANALYSIS PRODUCTS CAN BE FOUND AT:

HTTP://WWW.NATICE.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GREAT_LAKES.HTML

AND

HTTP://WWW.GLERL.NOAA.GOV/DATA/ICE/#CURRENTCONDITIONS

       TEMPERATURE  FORECASTS FOR SELECTED CITIES

 LOCATION   12/16   12/17   12/18   12/19   12/20   12/21
   DULUTH  17  21   9  20   9  23   8  25  13  27  15  26
MARQUETTE  33  35  24  27  20  27  18  29  19  30  22  29
 GREENBAY  36  37  22  28  19  28  17  30  19  30  20  30
MILWAUKEE  41  40  22  29  20  29  22  32  24  33  23  34
  CHICAGO  43  43  23  29  21  28  21  32  24  33  23  34
 MUSKEGON  42  47  29  32  25  31  23  32  23  33  24  34
   ALPENA  38  40  30  32  25  28  20  29  23  32  24  33
  DETROIT  43  50  33  35  26  33  27  33  27  34  27  35
   TOLEDO  43  50  30  33  23  33  23  35  28  37  28  36
CLEVELAND  41  49  31  33  26  32  26  35  29  37  31  36
  BUFFALO  36  46  38  40  28  32  28  32  26  36  28  37


WIND FORECAST FOR THE GREAT LAKES...

WINDS ACROSS THE WESTERN LAKES WILL TURN TO THE NORTH AND INCREASE
TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT AS A LOW PRESSURE CENTER MOVES OVER
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN.  THE WINDS ACROSS ALL THE LAKES WILL TURN TO
THE NORTHWEST TO WEST AS THE LOW MOVES ACROSS THE CENTRAL LAKES.
WINDS WILL REMAIN FROM THE NORTHWEST TO WEST ON WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW
MOVES OFF THE EAST COAST...BUT A TROUGH LINGERS ACROSS THE LAKES.

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF THE GREAT LAKES FORECAST TEMPERATURES
CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=TE

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF WIND ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=WS

FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS COMPARED TO
NORMAL CALCULATED ON MON DEC 15:

LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
----------------------------------------

   DULUTH,   MN  DEC    9  242  465
MARQUETTE,   MI  DEC    9  170  472
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  DEC    9   69  260
 GREENBAY,   WI  DEC    9   86  271
MILWAUKEE,   WI  DEC    9   19  117
  CHICAGO,   IL  DEC    9   10   94
 MUSKEGON,   MI  DEC    9    0   25
   ALPENA,   MI  DEC    9   34  146
  DETROIT,   MI  DEC    9    0    3
   TOLEDO,   OH  DEC    9    0   30
CLEVELAND,   OH  DEC    9    0    0
  BUFFALO,   NY  DEC    9    0    0

NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR MON DEC 15

LOCATION     HIGH LOW
----------------------------------------------

    DULUTH,MN  21   5
 MARQUETTE,MI  25  13
  GREENBAY,WI  21   5
 MILWAUKEE,WI  34  22
   CHICAGO,IL  34  19
  MUSKEGON,MI  32  18
    ALPENA,MI  21   5
   DETROIT,MI  35  22
    TOLEDO,OH  35  21
 CLEVELAND,OH  37  24
   BUFFALO,NY  35  23

NOTE: ALL WEB SITE ADDRESSES SHOULD BE ENTERED INTO YOUR BROWSER IN
LOWER CASE.

$$












000
FZUS81 KCLE 152145
ICELIO

GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
445 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

ACTIVE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND ADVISORIES ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN
BE FOUND AT...HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=HAZ&L=GL&P=A

5 DAY ICE DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL TRACK ACROSS THE CENTRAL
LAKES TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...THEN MERGE WITH A COASTAL LOW OFF THE
NEW ENGLAND COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  A TROUGH WILL LINGER ACROSS THE
LAKES UNTIL FRIDAY...WHEN A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES.  THE HIGH WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OVER THE LAKES INTO
THE WEEKEND.

THE TEMPERATURES ACROSS ALL THE LAKES WILL REMAIN ABOVE TO MUCH
ABOVE NORMAL TUESDAY.  CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO NEAR NORMAL BY
WEDNESDAY MORNING AND REMAIN SEASONAL THROUGH SATURDAY.  ICE
DEVELOPMENT IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE BAYS OF THE NORTHERN LAKES WITH
LOWS IN THE TEENS TO SINGLE DIGITS.

THE GREAT LAKES ICE ANALYSIS PRODUCTS CAN BE FOUND AT:

HTTP://WWW.NATICE.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GREAT_LAKES.HTML

AND

HTTP://WWW.GLERL.NOAA.GOV/DATA/ICE/#CURRENTCONDITIONS

       TEMPERATURE  FORECASTS FOR SELECTED CITIES

 LOCATION   12/16   12/17   12/18   12/19   12/20   12/21
   DULUTH  17  21   9  20   9  23   8  25  13  27  15  26
MARQUETTE  33  35  24  27  20  27  18  29  19  30  22  29
 GREENBAY  36  37  22  28  19  28  17  30  19  30  20  30
MILWAUKEE  41  40  22  29  20  29  22  32  24  33  23  34
  CHICAGO  43  43  23  29  21  28  21  32  24  33  23  34
 MUSKEGON  42  47  29  32  25  31  23  32  23  33  24  34
   ALPENA  38  40  30  32  25  28  20  29  23  32  24  33
  DETROIT  43  50  33  35  26  33  27  33  27  34  27  35
   TOLEDO  43  50  30  33  23  33  23  35  28  37  28  36
CLEVELAND  41  49  31  33  26  32  26  35  29  37  31  36
  BUFFALO  36  46  38  40  28  32  28  32  26  36  28  37


WIND FORECAST FOR THE GREAT LAKES...

WINDS ACROSS THE WESTERN LAKES WILL TURN TO THE NORTH AND INCREASE
TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT AS A LOW PRESSURE CENTER MOVES OVER
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN.  THE WINDS ACROSS ALL THE LAKES WILL TURN TO
THE NORTHWEST TO WEST AS THE LOW MOVES ACROSS THE CENTRAL LAKES.
WINDS WILL REMAIN FROM THE NORTHWEST TO WEST ON WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW
MOVES OFF THE EAST COAST...BUT A TROUGH LINGERS ACROSS THE LAKES.

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF THE GREAT LAKES FORECAST TEMPERATURES
CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=TE

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF WIND ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=WS

FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS COMPARED TO
NORMAL CALCULATED ON MON DEC 15:

LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
----------------------------------------

   DULUTH,   MN  DEC    9  242  465
MARQUETTE,   MI  DEC    9  170  472
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  DEC    9   69  260
 GREENBAY,   WI  DEC    9   86  271
MILWAUKEE,   WI  DEC    9   19  117
  CHICAGO,   IL  DEC    9   10   94
 MUSKEGON,   MI  DEC    9    0   25
   ALPENA,   MI  DEC    9   34  146
  DETROIT,   MI  DEC    9    0    3
   TOLEDO,   OH  DEC    9    0   30
CLEVELAND,   OH  DEC    9    0    0
  BUFFALO,   NY  DEC    9    0    0

NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR MON DEC 15

LOCATION     HIGH LOW
----------------------------------------------

    DULUTH,MN  21   5
 MARQUETTE,MI  25  13
  GREENBAY,WI  21   5
 MILWAUKEE,WI  34  22
   CHICAGO,IL  34  19
  MUSKEGON,MI  32  18
    ALPENA,MI  21   5
   DETROIT,MI  35  22
    TOLEDO,OH  35  21
 CLEVELAND,OH  37  24
   BUFFALO,NY  35  23

NOTE: ALL WEB SITE ADDRESSES SHOULD BE ENTERED INTO YOUR BROWSER IN
LOWER CASE.

$$












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