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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
341 PM AKST THU FEB 23 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.

PKZ299-241500-
341 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 977 MB LOW IN THE BERING SEA WILL MOVE NE TO THE GULF OF ANADYR
BY FRI MORNING AT 1003 MB. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE
NE ACROSS THE BERING STRAIT FRI EVENING. ANOTHER WEATHER FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SAT.

$$

PKZ200-241500-
NORTON SOUND-
341 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. FOG, SNOW.
.SAT...S WINDS 40 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ210-241500-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
341 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 45 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 45 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ215-241500-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
341 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT BECOMING S. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-241500-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
341 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT BECOMING NW. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI...W WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...W WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

SDB FEB 17


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