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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
246 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 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.

PKZ299-210230-
246 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 989 mb low west of Kivalina will move south to near Nome as a
986 mb low by Noon Fri then weaken slowly. A 992 mb low 60 nm
north of Barter Island will persist through Friday, then move to
near Barrow as a 992 mb low by 4am Sat.

$$

PKZ200-210230-
Norton Sound-
246 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ210-210230-
Dall Point to Wales-
246 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow showers and rain showers.
Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ215-210230-
Kotzebue Sound-
246 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.TODAY...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ220-210230-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
246 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

Oct 17



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