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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
243 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

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.

PKZ299-231515-
243 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
980 mb low over the Chukchi sea will track near
Barrow and weaken to 991 mb by Thursday evening. A strong
968 mb low near Nunivak island will quickly track south across
the Aleutians Thursday morning. Another low pressure system will
move into the Western Bering on Saturday.
$$

PKZ200-231515-
Norton Sound-
243 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...W winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ210-231515-
Dall Point to Wales-
243 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 14 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...W winds 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.MON...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ215-231515-
Kotzebue Sound-
243 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.THU...W winds 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt.
.SAT...SE winds 25 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 20 kt.
.MON...N winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ220-231515-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
243 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

Nov 17


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