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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
243 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 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.

PKZ299-171400-
243 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
High pressure W of 160W and over the Chukchi Sea will weaken and
be pushed W as a low drops out of the Arctic into a broad area of
low pressure over mainland Alaska. A low will move over Point
Barrow Thu at 995 mb and over Kotzebue Sound by Thu afternoon at
993 mb.

$$

PKZ200-171400-
Norton Sound-
243 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ210-171400-
Dall Point to Wales-
243 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt becoming NE. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers and rain showers.
Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ215-171400-
Kotzebue Sound-
243 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ220-171400-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
243 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers. Freezing spray.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers and rain showers.
Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

SDB Oct 17



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