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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
421 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 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.

PKZ299-190330-
421 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 995 mb low just west of Anadyr will move over the Chukotsk
Peninsula as a 985 mb low by 3pm Sat, to the Bering Strait as a
980 mb low by 3am Sun, to Sparrevohn as a 994 mb low by 3pm Sun. A
second strong low will move from the western Bering to near
Anadyr on Mon and over the southern Chukchi Sea Tue.

$$

PKZ200-190330-
Norton Sound-
421 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 15 kt increasing to 35 kt. Seas 4 ft building
to 6 ft. Snow. Vsby less than 1 nm. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow. Vsby less than 1 nm.
Freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...W winds 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.WED...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ210-190330-
Dall Point to Wales-
421 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 25 kt increasing to 45 kt. Seas 8 ft building
to 15 ft. Rain and snow. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W winds 45 kt. Seas 22 ft. Fog. Freezing rain.
Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW winds 50 kt. Seas 22 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...S winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain. Freezing spray.
.TUE...W winds 45 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.WED...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

PKZ215-190330-
Kotzebue Sound-
421 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS MORNING
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 15 kt increasing to 35 kt. Seas building to 5
ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1
NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 35 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 1 foot. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 35 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ220-190330-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
421 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS MORNING
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 15 kt increasing to 40 kt. Seas 4 ft building
to 8 ft. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

Nov 17



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