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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
315 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 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.

PKZ299-211415-
315 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1002 mb low 125 nm S of Wrangel Island will move to the central
Chukchi Sea by Mon afternoon, moving east to Cape Lisburne by Tue
morning and near Demarcation Point by Wed morning. The associated
weather front will cross the Chuckchi Sea and Bering Strait
tonight. A 1018 mb high will develop over Chukotka behind the
front and move over the western Chukchi Sea Wed.

$$

PKZ200-211415-
Norton Sound-
315 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog, rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ210-211415-
Dall Point to Wales-
315 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.MON...W winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.TUE...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ215-211415-
Kotzebue Sound-
315 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt becoming S. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog, rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog, rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ220-211415-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
315 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 kt increasing to 30 kt after midnight. Seas
building to 6 ft. Fog.
.MON...S winds 25 kt becoming W 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 5
ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.
.TUE...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Fog.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

NTS/DJH Aug 17



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