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FZAK52 PAFG 251240
CWFWCZ

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
340 AM AKST Sun Feb 25 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.

PKZ299-260300-
340 AM AKST Sun Feb 25 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
Weak high pressure will persist over the Bering Strait. A 978 mb 
low in the Western Bering Sea will move E to the Lower Yukon Delta
early Mon morning, then continue inland. A 980 mb low in the high
Arctic will move to 300 nm NW of Pt Barrow by Mon morning with a 
weather front moving S across the Chukchi Sea. The low moves over 
the Northwest Arctic Coast Mon afternoon at 968 mb and the front 
will move over the West Coast Mon night, then inland. High 
pressure will build in behind the front Tue with a 1020 mb high 
over the Chukotsk Peninsula.

$$

PKZ200-260300-
Norton Sound-
340 AM AKST Sun Feb 25 2018
.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt becoming E. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. 
.MON...NW winds 20 kt. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE...W winds 25 kt. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. 
.WED...E winds 15 kt. 
.THU...SE winds 20 kt.  

$$

PKZ210-260300-
Dall Point to Wales-
340 AM AKST Sun Feb 25 2018

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...
.TODAY...E winds 20 kt increasing to 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy
freezing spray. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog and blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray. 
.MON...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray. 
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.TUE NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.WED...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 17 ft. 
.THU...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.  

$$

PKZ215-260300-
Kotzebue Sound-
340 AM AKST Sun Feb 25 2018
.TODAY...W winds 15 kt. 
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. 
.MON...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. 
.WED...E winds 10 kt. 
.THU...E winds 25 kt.  

$$

PKZ220-260300-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
340 AM AKST Sun Feb 25 2018
.TODAY...W winds 20 kt. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. 
.MON...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. 
.TUE...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. 
.WED...SE winds 20 kt. 
.THU...SE winds 30 kt.  

$$

SDB Feb 18


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