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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
217 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 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.

PKZ299-111530-
217 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A weakening weather front that lies from the Bering Strait to
Point Hope to Barter Island will dissipate tonight. A second
weather front stretching over southern Alaska will move to
Nunivak Island to Shishmaref to Barter Island by 3am Mon, then
dissipate. A weather system in the northeast Pacific will move to
to the Yukon Delta as a 984 mb low by 3pm Mon, and to the Bering
Strait as a 996 mb low by 3pm Tue.

$$

PKZ200-111530-
Norton Sound-
217 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.MON...N winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.WED...SE winds 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.THU...NE winds 10 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ210-111530-
Dall Point to Wales-
217 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...N winds 40 kt. Seas 17 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...N winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...W winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ215-111530-
Kotzebue Sound-
217 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.MON...N winds 15 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Freezing fog. Freezing rain.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.WED...E winds 20 kt.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.THU...W winds 10 kt.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ220-111530-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
217 PM AKST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...N winds 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

Dec 17



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