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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
233 PM AKST Tue Dec 12 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.

PKZ299-131530-
233 PM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 998 mb low over the Bering Strait will move northwest and
dissipate. A 988 mb low over Bristol Bay will move to the Yukon
Delta as a 992 mb low by 3am Wed, and over the Chukotsk Peninsula
by 3pm Wed. A third low now in the Gulf of Alaska will move to
just north of Bethel as a 991 mb low by 3pm Wed and to the Bering
Strait as a 992 mb low by 3am Thu. High pressure will build over
the central Bering Sea Wed and drift north to Saint Lawrence
Island on Thu.

$$

PKZ200-131530-
Norton Sound-
233 PM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.WED...E winds 20 kt.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Rain and snow.
.THU...S winds 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ210-131530-
Dall Point to Wales-
233 PM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ215-131530-
Kotzebue Sound-
233 PM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.WED...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.THU...SE winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 15 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ220-131530-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
233 PM AKST Tue Dec 12 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas building to 5 ft. Blowing snow.
VSBY 1 NM or less. Freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...N winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

Dec 17



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