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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
317 AM AKST Sat Feb 24 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.

PKZ299-250300-
317 AM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1006 mb low near St Matthew Island will move E over mainland
Alaska. A weak ridge will move over the Eastern Bering Sea this
evening as a 983 mb low moves into the Western Bering Sea. The
ridge will continue moving SE into mainland Alaska with weak high
pressure remaining over the Bering Strait. The low moves E across
the Central Bering Sea to Nunivak Island at 982 mb by Sun evening,
and will continue inland Mon as weak high pressure builds over
the Eastern Bering Sea.

$$

PKZ200-250300-
Norton Sound-
317 AM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.MON...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 kt.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt.
.WED...E winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ210-250300-
Dall Point to Wales-
317 AM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...
...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog and blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...W winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ215-250300-
Kotzebue Sound-
317 AM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt increasing to 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt.
.MON...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 kt.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt.
.WED...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ220-250300-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
317 AM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...N winds 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 25 kt.
.MON...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 kt.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt.
.WED...NW winds 15 kt.

$$

SDB Feb 18


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