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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
314 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 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.

PKZ299-241415-
314 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 985 mb low currently sits near 83N 178E with a trough extending
to Wrangel Island. A surface ridge stretches from the Chukotsk
Peninsula south into Bristol Bay. This ridge combined with the
aforementioned low will will create a tight pressure gradient
across the Chukchi Sea Coast on Saturday. The pressure gradient
will relax on Sunday with the low moving to the north and surface
high building northward across the state.

$$

PKZ200-241415-
Norton Sound-
314 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ210-241415-
Dall Point to Wales-
314 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SAT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ215-241415-
Kotzebue Sound-
314 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ220-241415-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
314 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Fog.
.SAT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...S winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Jun 17



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