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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska...UPDATED
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
704 PM AKST Tue Nov 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.

PKZ299-221530-
704 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 969 mb low in the western Chukchi Sea will move to 100 nm W of
Wainwright and become stationary through Fri. Weak high pressure
will move over the eastern Bering Sea this afternoon, then move
inland tonight. A 999 mb low in the N Pacific will move to the
Central Bering Sea by Wed morning at 978 mb, then over the SW
mainland by Wed evening at 967 mb, then moves SE.

$$

PKZ200-221530-
Norton Sound-
704 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 45 kt decreasing to 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy Freezing spray.
.WED...S winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...N winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...S winds 45 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ210-221530-
Dall Point to Wales-
704 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 45 kt becoming S 30 kt. Seas 19 ft. Blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy Freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 45 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow and rain. Heavy Freezing
spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 45 kt. Seas 15 ft. Blowing snow. Rain. VSBY
1 NM or less. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...S winds 45 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...W winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ215-221530-
Kotzebue Sound-
704 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 40 kt becoming W 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. Heavy Freezing Spray.
.WED...SW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy
Freezing Spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt.
.THU...W winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt.
.SAT...SE winds 40 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ220-221530-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
704 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 45 kt. Seas 17 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...W winds 35 kt. Seas 16 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 50 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

CCC Nov 17



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