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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
250 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 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.

PKZ299-221430-
250 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1003 mb low in the central Chukchi Sea will move to Point Hope
by Tue morning with a weather front continuing to move inland. A
1017 mb high will develop near Wrangel Island Tue with high
pressure building S over the Bering Strait and St Lawrence Island.
A 994 mb low will move E across the Bering Sea to Bristol Bay by
Thu morning.

$$

PKZ200-221430-
Norton Sound-
250 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft subsiding. Fog.
.TUE...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ210-221430-
Dall Point to Wales-
250 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding. Fog.
.TUE...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ215-221430-
Kotzebue Sound-
250 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt becoming W 20 kt. Seas building to 4 ft.
Rain.
.TUE...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog, rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ220-221430-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
250 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft building to 8 ft. Fog.
.TUE...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Fog.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

NS/RM Aug 17



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