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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
442 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 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.

PKZ299-180230-
442 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 998 mb low 300 NM north of Barrow will move to 60 NM north of
Barrow as a 992 mb low by 4pm Tue, to Atqasuk as a 993 mb low by
4am Wed, then quasi stationary through 4pm Wed as a 999 mb low,
and moving to near Kotzebue as a 996 mb low by 4pm Thu.

$$

PKZ200-180230-
Norton Sound-
442 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ210-180230-
Dall Point to Wales-
442 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...N winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ215-180230-
Kotzebue Sound-
442 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ220-180230-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
442 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 kt. Seas building to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

Oct 17



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