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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
335 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

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.

PKZ299-240300-
335 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
Weak high pressure lies over the Bering Strait and will slide N
over the Chukchi Sea. A 991 mb low has moved to the Central Bering
Sea and will continue E with a front persisting along 60N. A 983
mb low will move into the Western Bering Sea Sat night and to
Nunivak Island Sun night at 982 mb. A 975 mb low will move S into
the Western Arctic Sun night and over the Northwest Arctic Coast
Mon.

$$

PKZ200-240300-
Norton Sound-
335 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt becoming E 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 kt increasing to 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.MON...S winds 20 kt.
.TUE...W winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ210-240300-
Dall Point to Wales-
335 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 20 kt increasing to 30 kt. Seas 5 ft building to
8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing fog and blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...N winds 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ215-240300-
Kotzebue Sound-
335 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt.
.MON...E winds 10 kt.
.TUE...W winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ220-240300-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
335 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...NW winds 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.MON...W winds 15 kt.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt.

$$

SDB Feb 18



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