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Pan Thickness of Sea Ice
N New Ice 0-4in (0-10cm)
YNG Young Ice 4-12in (10-30cm)
FL First Year Thin Ice 12-28in (30-70cm)
FM First Year Medium Ice 28-47in (70-120cm)
FT First Year Thick Ice > 47in (120cm)
FY First Year Ice greater than 12in
OLD Multi-year Ice


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SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA 
145 PM AKST FRIDAY 23 JANUARY 2015 

FORECAST VALID...WEDNESDAY 28 JANUARY 2015

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH
                      
SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL BERING SEA WILL 
SHIFT OVER THE BERING STRAIT AND WEST COAST OF ALASKA OVER THE 
WEEKEND... WHERE IT WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN THROUGH MONDAY. A LARGE LOW 
IS EXPECTED TO TRACK JUST SOUTH OF THE ALEUTIAN ISLAND CHAIN SUNDAY 
THROUGH TUESDAY... MOVING OVER THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA BY 
WEDNESDAY.
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