255  
FZAK52 PAFG 232113  
CWFWCZ  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
113 PM AKDT SUN APR 23 2017  
 
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.  
 
PKZ299-241215-  
113 PM AKDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN CHUKCHI SEA WILL BUILD SOUTHEAST  
TONIGHT AND PERSIST INTO TUE. A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH FROM ST PAUL  
ISLAND TO KING SALMON WILL MOVE OVER NORTON SOUND TONIGHT AND THEN  
WEAKEN.  
 

 
 
PKZ200-241215-  
NORTON SOUND-  
113 PM AKDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FOOT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.  
 

 
 
PKZ210-241215-  
DALL POINT TO WALES-  
113 PM AKDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.   
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.  
 

 
 
PKZ215-241215-  
KOTZEBUE SOUND-  
113 PM AKDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 KT.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 15 KT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 15 KT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 15 KT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 KT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 5 KT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 KT.  
 

 
 
PKZ220-241215-  
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-  
113 PM AKDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
..BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 25 KT.    
MON
 
N WINDS 25 KT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 25 KT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 20 KT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 KT.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 15 KT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 KT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 15 KT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 KT.  
 

 
 
APR 17  
 
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