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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
550 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 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.

PKZ299-180330-
550 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1007 mb low west of Wrangel Island will move northwest today. A
low south of Adak will move to near Cape Navarin as a 992 mb low
by 3am Sun, and to near Wrangel Island as a 993 mb low by 3am Tue.
A very strong low will move north in to the central Bering Sea
Mon, to the Bering Strait Mon night, and over northwest Alaska
Tue.

$$

PKZ200-180330-
Norton Sound-
550 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 15 kt becoming E 25 kt.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 20 kt.
.MON...SE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Freezing rain.
.TUE...SW winds 25 kt.
.WED...SW winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ210-180330-
Dall Point to Wales-
550 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE 40 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SW winds 35 kt. Fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 35 kt. Freezing fog. Freezing rain.
.MON...SE winds 35 kt. Snow and freezing rain.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Blowing snow.
.TUE...SW winds 30 kt.
.WED...E winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ215-180330-
Kotzebue Sound-
550 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TODAY...SE winds 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SE winds 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Snow. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.MON...SE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 25 kt.
.TUE...SW winds 25 kt.
.WED...SW winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ220-180330-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
550 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

.TODAY...S winds 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SE winds 35 kt. Snow. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON...SE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
.TUE...SW winds 30 kt.
.WED...W winds 20 kt.

$$

Feb 18



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