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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
327 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 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.

PKZ299-181415-
327 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
Trough of low pressure over the Chukchi and western Beaufort Sea
will weaken and slide to the southeast over northwest Alaska
tonight. A weak 1004 mb low over the Chukotsk Peninsula will pass
just south of St Lawrence Island Fri evening to be over the YK
Delta by late Sat morning. Weak high pressure over northern
Siberia will drift east to be over the Bering and Chuckchi Sea by
Sat afternoon.

$$

PKZ200-181415-
Norton Sound-
327 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.FRI...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ210-181415-
Dall Point to Wales-
327 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding. Fog.
.FRI...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ215-181415-
Kotzebue Sound-
327 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft. Fog, rain.
.FRI...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog, rain.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog, rain.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.MON...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ220-181415-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
327 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog, rain.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog, rain.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog, rain.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

NTS Aug 17



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