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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
227 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 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.

PKZ299-141515-
227 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A low just north of Bethel this afternoon and to the Bering
Strait as a 991 mb low early Thursday morning. High pressure will
build over the central Bering Sea Wed and drift north to Saint
Lawrence Island on Thu.

$$

PKZ200-141515-
Norton Sound-
227 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt.
.THU...SW winds 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt.
.SAT...N winds 30 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.MON...S winds 40 kt.

$$

PKZ210-141515-
Dall Point to Wales-
227 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...W winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...S winds 50 kt. Seas 24 ft.

$$

PKZ215-141515-
Kotzebue Sound-
227 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Freezing rain.
.THU...S winds 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt.
.MON...E winds 30 kt.

$$

PKZ220-141515-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
227 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Snow and freezing rain.
.THU...S winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SAT...N winds 25 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 25 kt.
.MON...SE winds 40 kt.

$$

Dec 17


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