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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
228 PM AKDT SAT APR 22 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.

PKZ299-231215-
228 PM AKDT SAT APR 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A SECOND LOW PRESSURE TROUGH FROM WRANGEL ISLAND NORTH WILL MOVE
TO BARROW TO CAPE LISBURNE SUN AND TO BARTER ISLAND TO CAPE
LISBURNE MON. A WEATHER FRONT IN THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL MOVE TO
ST MATTHEW ISLAND TO KING SALMON BY 4PM SUN...AND THEN TO GAMBELL
TO KING SALMON BY 4PM MON.

$$

PKZ200-231215-
NORTON SOUND-
228 PM AKDT SAT APR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FOOT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.

$$

PKZ210-231215-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
228 PM AKDT SAT APR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ215-231215-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
228 PM AKDT SAT APR 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PKZ220-231215-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
228 PM AKDT SAT APR 22 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT.

$$

APR 17



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