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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
223 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 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.

PKZ299-171515-
223 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 988 mb Low 200 nm northwest of Point Hope will move to near
Point Hope as a 996 mb low late tonight, to the Seward Peninsula
as a 1000 mb low by 4pm Thu, and then moving inland. A 994 mb low
west of Saint Lawrence island will move south to Nunivak Island
late tonight and continue south on Thursday.

$$

PKZ200-171515-
Norton Sound-
223 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft subsiding.
.THU...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ210-171515-
Dall Point to Wales-
223 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt becoming N. Seas building to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ215-171515-
Kotzebue Sound-
223 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ220-171515-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
223 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Aug 17


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