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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
215 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

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.

PKZ299-171500-
215 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
Low pressure will persist over mainland Alaska as a 994 mb Low
develops S of Point Lay Wed morning and moves NW into the Chukchi
Sea Thu morning. A ridge of high pressure will move over the
Eastern Bering Sea and merge with ridging over Chukotka with a
1032 mb high moving over the Chukotsk Peninsula Fri morning.

$$

PKZ200-171500-
Norton Sound-
215 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.WED...NW winds 25 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.THU...N winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 kt.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt.
.SUN...N winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ210-171500-
Dall Point to Wales-
215 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Heavy
freezing spray.
.WED...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ215-171500-
Kotzebue Sound-
215 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt becoming W 20 kt.
.WED...W winds 25 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU...W winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ220-171500-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
215 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.WED...NW winds 30 kt. Blowing snow.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 35 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 kt.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt.
.SUN...N winds 20 kt.

$$

SDB Jan 18



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