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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
414 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 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.

PKZ299-180300-
414 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A broad area of low pressure will remain over mainland Alaska. A
996 mb low near Kotzebue Sound will weaken and either dissipate or
merge with the approaching system in the Chukchi Sea. A 960 mb low
is moving into the Western Bering Sea with a weather front moving
to the Central Bering Sea and Central Aleutians this evening. The
low will continue E in the Northern Bering Sea and the weather
front will move to St Lawrence Island Mon afternoon, and to the
West Coast and Chukchi Sea Mon evening.

$$

PKZ200-180300-
Norton Sound-
414 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.MON...SE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TUE...S winds 25 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 30 kt.
.WED...S winds 20 kt.
.THU...E winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ210-180300-
Dall Point to Wales-
414 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...W winds 25 kt increasing to 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 30 kt increasing to 45 kt. Seas 13 ft.
Freezing rain. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...SE winds 45 kt. Seas 18 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 40 kt. Seas 16 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...S winds 30 kt. Seas 21 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 21 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...S winds 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.THU...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.

$$

PKZ215-180300-
Kotzebue Sound-
414 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...E winds 5 kt.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 25 kt.
.WED...S winds 20 kt.
.THU...SE winds 25 kt.

$$

PKZ220-180300-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
414 AM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 20 kt increasing to 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...S winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

SDB Dec 17



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