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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
431 AM AKDT Sat Jul 22 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.

PKZ299-230245-
431 AM AKDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 988 mb low 350 nm north of Wainwright will continue east over
the Beaufort Sea. A 996 mb low over mainland Russia north of
Kamchatka will move northeast to be 990 mb between Wrangel Island
and the Russian mainland at 4 AM Sunday. The ridge of high
pressure over the eastern Bering Sea will weaken today as the
weather front associated with this low approaches from the west.
The front will pass Cape Navarin around noon today, and lie from
Point Hope south through the Bering Strait at midnight Saturday
night. The front will continue east over mainland Alaska Sunday
and Sunday night.

$$

PKZ200-230245-
Norton Sound-
431 AM AKDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas building to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.SUN...S winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.
.MON...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ210-230245-
Dall Point to Wales-
431 AM AKDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Winds increasing to 25 kt from
Saint Lawrence north to the Bering Strait. Seas building to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Fog, rain.
.SUN...S winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.
.MON...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ215-230245-
Kotzebue Sound-
431 AM AKDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ220-230245-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
431 AM AKDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt becoming S 25 kt. Seas building to 5 ft.
Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog, rain.
.SUN...S winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.MON...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

DJH Jul 17



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