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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
451 AM AKDT Wed Oct 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.

PKZ299-190245-
451 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 990 mb low 40 NM north of Nuiqsut will move to near Barrow as a
993 mb low by 4pm Thu, and to the Seward Peninsula as a 990 mb
low by 4pm Fri. A second low developing 300 nm north of Barrow as
a 999 mb low by 4pm Wed will move to near Point Lay as a 994 mb
low by 4pm Thu, and then merge with the first low Thu night.

$$

PKZ200-190245-
Norton Sound-
451 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

$$

PKZ210-190245-
Dall Point to Wales-
451 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow
showers.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers.
.FRI...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers and rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ215-190245-
Kotzebue Sound-
451 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ220-190245-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
451 AM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N winds 20kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.FRI...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

Oct 17



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