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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
249 PM AKST Fri Nov 24 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.

PKZ299-251600-
249 PM AKST Fri Nov 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A weather front associated with a 976 mb low over Siberia will
move east into the Central Bering Sea tonight, and the Chukchi
Sea, Bering Strait, and Eastern Bering Sea by Sat morning. The
high pressure will hold on strong over mainland Alaska, and the
weather front will deflect to N over the Western Arctic. A Low
pressure system will move to the Western Aleutians Sat morning at
978 mb, the Pribilof Islands by Sun morning at 950 mb, and over
Kodiak Island by Mon morning at 955 mb.

$$

PKZ200-251600-
Norton Sound-
249 PM AKST Fri Nov 24 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 kt becoming E. Seas 4 ft subsiding. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ210-251600-
Dall Point to Wales-
249 PM AKST Fri Nov 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft building to 10 ft. Freezing
spray.
.SAT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow and rain. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 40 kt. Seas 18 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 45 kt. Seas 16 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NE winds 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TUE...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...N winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ215-251600-
Kotzebue Sound-
249 PM AKST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt becoming SW.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt.
.MON...E winds 20 kt.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt.
.WED...E winds 25 kt.

$$

PKZ220-251600-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
249 PM AKST Fri Nov 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt becoming S 25 kt. Seas building to 5 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

Nov 17



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