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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
420 AM AKDT Sat Aug 19 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.

PKZ299-200200-
420 AM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1004 mb low over Kotzebue Sound that will move S and merge with
a low S of the Alaska Peninsula. A 1017 mb high over the Gulf of
Anadyr will drift S and merge with a ridge over the N Pacific Sun
morning. Ridging will persist over the Chukchi Sea and Eastern
Bering Sea through Sun. A 999 mb low will move into the Western
Chukchi Sea Mon morning and a weather front will move east across
the area early Mon morning. The low will move over the northwest
Arctic Coast by Tuesday morning.

$$

PKZ200-200200-
Norton Sound-
420 AM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...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. Rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ210-200200-
Dall Point to Wales-
420 AM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 kt. Strongest winds near the Bering Strait.
Seas building to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt. Strongest winds
near the Bering Strait. 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...W winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ215-200200-
Kotzebue Sound-
420 AM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft subsiding. Fog.
.TONIGHT...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.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.TUE...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ220-200200-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
420 AM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N winds 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...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.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

SDB Aug 17


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