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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
314 PM AKDT Fri Aug 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.

PKZ299-191415-
314 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
Trough of low pressure over the western Brooks Range will weaken
and slide to the south to cross the Seward Peninsula on Sat and
into Interior Alaska Sat night. A weak trough of low pressure
over the Chukotsk Peninsula will pass just south of St Lawrence
Island this 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 and persist into
Sun.

$$

PKZ200-191415-
Norton Sound-
314 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

$$

PKZ210-191415-
Dall Point to Wales-
314 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ215-191415-
Kotzebue Sound-
314 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog, rain.
.SAT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog, rain.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog, rain.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ220-191415-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
314 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog, rain.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog, rain.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

NTS/DJH Aug 17



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