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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1245 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 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.

PKZ299-121515-
1245 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 989 mb low over southwestern Alaska will track northwest and
weaken over the Bering Strait by Tuesday afternoon. A 977 mb North
Pacific low will cross near Cold Bay Tuesday, reaching Bristol
Bay as a 989 mb low before tracking north of St Lawrence Island
Wednesday morning. A third low will develop over southwest Alaska
and reach the Bering strait Thursday as a 985 mb low.


$$

PKZ200-121515-
Norton Sound-
1245 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt becoming E.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.WED...SE winds 20 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.THU...E winds 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ210-121515-
Dall Point to Wales-
1245 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...N winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing fog. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...W winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ215-121515-
Kotzebue Sound-
1245 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.WED...E winds 25 kt.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.THU...E winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ220-121515-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
1245 PM AKST Mon Dec 11 2017

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

.TONIGHT...N winds 35 kt becoming E. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

Dec 17



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