790  
FZAK52 PAFG 161233  
CWFWCZ  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
433 AM AKDT THU AUG 16 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.  
 
PKZ299-170230-  
433 AM AKDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST
 
 
A 1010 MB LOW 200 NM S OF NUNIVAK ISLAND WILL MOVE SOUTHWEST TO  
MERGE WITH A NORTH PACIFIC LOW THIS WEEKEND. A 1019 MB HIGH IN THE  
CENTRAL BERING WILL EXTENT EAST OVER THE WEST COAST.  
 

 
 
PKZ200-170230-  
NORTON SOUND-  
433 AM AKDT THU AUG 16 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY  
SATURDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
MON
 
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ210-170230-  
DALL POINT TO WALES-  
433 AM AKDT THU AUG 16 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ215-170230-  
KOTZEBUE SOUND-  
433 AM AKDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ220-170230-  
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-  
433 AM AKDT THU AUG 16 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
MON
 
N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  
 

 
 
AUG 18  
 
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