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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
215 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 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.

PKZ299-201415-
215 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 980 mb low near Point lay will move 60 nm west of Kivalina as a
980 mb low by 4am Fri, to near Nome as a 985 mb low by 4pm Fri
then weak slowly. A 992 mb low 60 nm north of Barter Island will
persist through Friday, then move to near Barrow as a 992 mb low
by 4am Sat.

$$

PKZ200-201415-
Norton Sound-
215 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ210-201415-
Dall Point to Wales-
215 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.FRI...N winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.SAT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ215-201415-
Kotzebue Sound-
215 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ220-201415-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
215 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow. Snow
showers. VSBY 1 NM or less. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

Oct 17



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