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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
115 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 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.

PKZ299-171515-
115 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 973 mb low over Nunivak Island will move to Kodiak City by Sun
morning, while a 997 mb low develops over Kotzebue Sound.
A 945 mb low will move to the Western Bering Sea Sun morning with
a weather front moving to the Central Bering Sea and Central
Aleutians by Sun night. The low will move E in the Northern Bering
Sea and the front will move to the West Coast by Mon afternoon.

$$

PKZ200-171515-
Norton Sound-
115 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.MON...SE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TUE...S winds 20 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 kt.
.WED...S winds 20 kt.
.THU...SE winds 25 kt.

$$

PKZ210-171515-
Dall Point to Wales-
115 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 45 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing rain. Freezing
spray.
.MON...SE winds 45 kt. Seas 18 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 40 kt. Seas 16 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...S winds 30 kt. Seas 20 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 17 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...S winds 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.THU...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

PKZ215-171515-
Kotzebue Sound-
115 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.WED...S winds 20 kt.
.THU...SE winds 25 kt.

$$

PKZ220-171515-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
115 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...S winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

Dec 17



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