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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1210 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 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.

PKZ299-161515-
1210 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 965 mb low will move to Nunivak Island this afternoon then move
SE into the northern Gulf of Alaska by Sun morning as a broad
area of low pressure develops over mainland Alaska. A weak ridge
will move to the SE Bering Sea by Sun Morning, and over the SW
mainland Sun night. A weather front associated with a 945 mb low
in the Western Bering Sea will move to the Eastern Bering Sea Mon
and over the West Coast Mon night.

$$

PKZ200-161515-
Norton Sound-
1210 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.SAT...E winds 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 5 kt.
.SUN...W winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.MON...SE winds 25 kt.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Snow.
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt.
.WED...S winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ210-161515-
Dall Point to Wales-
1210 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing rain. Heavy
freezing spray.
.MON...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Snow and freezing rain. Heavy
freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...S winds 25 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

PKZ215-161515-
Kotzebue Sound-
1210 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.MON...E winds 20 kt.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt.
.WED...E winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ220-161515-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
1210 PM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SUN...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

Dec 17



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