Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
000
FZAK51 PAFG 221302
CWFNSB

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
402 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

Arctic 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.

PKZ298-230300-
402 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 980 mb 100 nm NW of Point Lay will become stationary as it
weakens through tonight, then moves slowly E. Troughing will
extend W and E from the low. Weak ridge of high pressure will
persist N of 75N with weak high pressure over mainland Alaska.

$$

PKZ225-230300-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
402 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...W winds 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...W winds 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ230-230300-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
402 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 35 kt becoming W. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow.
Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...S winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ235-230300-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
402 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ240-230300-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
402 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 30 kt becoming SE 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt.
.SAT...SE winds 10 kt.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ245-230300-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
402 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 25 kt decreasing to 15 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.THU...E winds 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.
.FRI...S winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt.
.SAT...E winds 15 kt.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt.

$$

SDB Nov 17


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.