Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
419 PM AKDT MON MAY 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.

PKZ299-231500-
419 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A WEATHER FRONT STRETCHING FROM GAMBELL TO KING SALMON WILL MOVE
TO KOTZEBUE SOUTHEAST BY 4AM TUE...TO POINT HOPE SOUTHEAST BY 4PM
TUE...AND THEN MOVE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC COAST WED PM. A STRONG LOW
IN THE SOUTHWEST BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO THE CENTRAL BERING SEA
AS A 993 MB LOW BY 4PM TUE...TO NEAR ST MATTHEW ISLAND AS A 1000
MB LOW BY 4PM WED...AND THEN MOVE EAST AND DISSIPATE THU. A 1002
MB LOW DEVELOPING NEAR ANVIK BY 4AM WED WILL MOVE NEAR KOTZEBUE AS
A 996 MB LOW BY 4PM WED...TO NEAR POINT HOPE AS 992 MB LOW BY 4AM
THU.

$$

PKZ200-231500-
NORTON SOUND-
419 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING. RAIN. FOG.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ210-231500-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
419 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT BECOMING S 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN. SNOW.
FOG.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN. SNOW. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.  FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ215-231500-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
419 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING S.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ220-231500-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
419 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. FOG.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG. RAIN. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW. FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

MAY 17


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