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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
251 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

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.

PKZ299-241530-
251 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A low in the arctic will keep winds through the Chukchi Sea out
of the north tonight shifting northwest tomorrow north of the
Bering Strait. South of the Bering Strait a low moving through the
southern Bering Sea will elevate wind speeds and seas and also
cause freezing spray in areas of open water.


$$

PKZ200-241530-
Norton Sound-
251 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.MON...SE winds 20 kt.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 kt.
.TUE...W winds 20 kt.
.WED...W winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ210-241530-
Dall Point to Wales-
251 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing fog and blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ215-241530-
Kotzebue Sound-
251 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.TUE...W winds 15 kt.
.WED...W winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ220-241530-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
251 PM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.MON...W winds 20 kt.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt.
.WED...NW winds 15 kt.

$$

Feb 18



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