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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
324 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 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.

PKZ299-191530-
324 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 988 mb low currently over the Gulf of Anadyr will move rapidly
south and east tonight to be located over Norton Sound as a 984 mb
low tonight and southeast of Kodiak Island Sunday morning. A
low pressure trough will trail behind the low through Monday over
western Alaska. A ridge of high pressure continues to build south
and east over the high arctic ocean and north slope Monday.

$$

PKZ200-191530-
Norton Sound-
324 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE winds 40 kt becoming W. Seas 8 ft. Freezing fog.
Snow. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ210-191530-
Dall Point to Wales-
324 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 45 kt. Seas 16 ft building to 22 ft. Fog.
Freezing rain. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW winds 50 kt. Seas 22 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...S winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Snow and rain. Heavy
freezing spray.
.TUE...W winds 45 kt. Seas 20 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 45 kt. Seas 20 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.THU...N winds 30 kt. Seas 21 ft.

$$

PKZ215-191530-
Kotzebue Sound-
324 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 45 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ220-191530-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
324 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 45 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

CCC Nov 17


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