Northwest Alaska Coastal Waters Forecast


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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
220 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014

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.

PKZ299-011330-
220 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A WEATHER FRONT WILL BEGIN TO PUSH SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA
TONIGHT AND TOMORROW THAT STEMS FROM A 988 MB LOW CURRENTLY
AROUND 225 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF POINT BARROW. THE FRONT WILL
PUSH SOUTH INTO THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE CHUKCHI SEA OVERNIGHT
TONIGHT...THEN SOUTH INTO THE BERING STRAIT MON MORNING...THEN
SOUTHEAST FROM GALENA TO UNALAKLEET TO EMMONAK LATE MON/EARLY
TUES.

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PKZ200-011330-
NORTON SOUND-
220 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.MON...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

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PKZ210-011330-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
220 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

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PKZ215-011330-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
220 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  

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PKZ220-011330-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
220 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  

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ET/RF AUG 14