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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
403 PM AKDT Sun Apr 22 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.

PKZ299-231415-
403 PM AKDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A ridge of high pressure north of the Arctic Coast will persist
into Tue and then weaken Wed. A weather front in the southeast
Bering Sea will move to the Yukon Delta by 4am Mon, to Gambell to
Shageluk by 4pm Mon, then dissipate in the Bering Strait by 4am
Tue. A strong low southwest of Shemya will move to the southcentral
Bering by 4pm Mon, to the central Bering as a 978 mb low by 4pm
Tue, and to near Gambell as a 990 mb low by 4pm Wed.

$$

PKZ200-231415-
Norton Sound-
403 PM AKDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Snow. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog. Snow showers.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ210-231415-
Dall Point to Wales-
403 PM AKDT Sun Apr 22 2018

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ215-231415-
Kotzebue Sound-
403 PM AKDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.MON...E winds 20 kt.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.WED...E winds 20 kt.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt.
.THU...S winds 10 kt.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt.

$$

PKZ220-231415-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
403 PM AKDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt.
.MON...E winds 20 kt.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.WED...E winds 20 kt.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.THU...N winds 5 kt.
.FRI...S winds 5 kt.

$$

Apr 18



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