Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
323 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 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.

PKZ299-221500-
323 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A WEATHER FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH A A 968 MB LOW WILL MOVE INTO THE
EASTERN BERING SEA WED AFTERNOON AND OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA AND
MAINLAND ALASKA WED NIGHT. THE LOW WILL MOVE TO THE GULF OF ANADYR
FRI MORNING AT 987 MB AND A 1001 MB LOW MOVES INTO THE CHUKCHI
SEA. WEAK RIDGING WILL MOVE S OF THE BERING STRAIT FRI.

$$

PKZ200-221500-
NORTON SOUND-
323 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.THU...SE WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ210-221500-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
323 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 35 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 45 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ215-221500-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
323 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 40 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-221500-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
323 PM AKST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 40 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT.

$$

SDB FEB 17


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