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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
143 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 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.

PKZ299-211700-
143 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 990 mb low 200 nm northwest of Cape Lisburne will move to 350
nm north of Point Barrow as a 1002 mb low by 3pm Wed. Another low
south of Shemya will move to the Central Bering Sea by Wed morning
and then be near the Gulf of Anadyr as a 1001 mb low by Wed
afternoon, and over the NW Interior of Alaska Thu.

$$

PKZ200-211700-
Norton Sound-
143 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 kt becoming SE 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.WED...SE winds 25 kt. Snow and freezing rain.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ210-211700-
Dall Point to Wales-
143 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 30 kt becoming SE 25 kt. Seas 15 ft subsiding
to 11 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing rain. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 45 kt. Seas 19 ft. Freezing rain. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

PKZ215-211700-
Kotzebue Sound-
143 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 35 kt becoming S 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.WED...SE winds 25 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt.
.SUN...SE winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ220-211700-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
143 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 40 kt decreasing to 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.WED...SE winds 25 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...NW winds 30 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SAT...E winds 15 kt.
.SUN...S winds 15 kt.

$$

Feb 18



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