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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
236 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

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.

PKZ299-251530-
236 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1011 mb low near Nunivak Island will move E over mainland
Alaska tonight. A weak ridge will move over the Central Bering
Sea tonight as 986 mb low currently 150 nm south of Sheyma moves
north into the southwest Bering Sea tonight and then moves rapidly
northeast to be located over Nunivak Island as a 981 mb low Monday
morning.

$$

PKZ200-251530-
Norton Sound-
236 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.MON...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 kt.
.TUE...W winds 25 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.WED...E winds 10 kt.
.THU...E winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ210-251530-
Dall Point to Wales-
236 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog and blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 20 ft.

$$

PKZ215-251530-
Kotzebue Sound-
236 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt.
.MON...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 kt.
.TUE...NW winds 25 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.WED...W winds 10 kt.
.THU...E winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ220-251530-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
236 PM AKST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.
.MON...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 kt.
.TUE...NW winds 25 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.WED...NW winds 15 kt.
.THU...SE winds 25 kt.

$$

CCC Feb 18



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