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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
201 PM AKDT Mon May 21 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.

PKZ299-221400-
201 PM AKDT Mon May 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
High pressure will persist N of the Chukchi Sea. A trough over
the West Coast will remain in place as a broad area of low
pressure persists over Alaska. Weak high pressure will move over
the Eastern Bering Sea Tue, and the Bering Strait Wed. A 1000 mb
low will develop in Kotzebue Sound tonight and move NW across the
Chukchi Sea Tue night and Wed.

$$

PKZ200-221400-
Norton Sound-
201 PM AKDT Mon May 21 2018

.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ210-221400-
Dall Point to Wales-
201 PM AKDT Mon May 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...NW winds 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ215-221400-
Kotzebue Sound-
201 PM AKDT Mon May 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding.
.TUE...W winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.WED...S winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.THU...SE winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ220-221400-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
201 PM AKDT Mon May 21 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

SDB May 18



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