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FZAK52 PAFG 221231  
CWFWCZ  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
431 AM AKDT SAT JUL 22 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.  
 
PKZ299-230245-  
431 AM AKDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST
 
 
A 988 MB LOW 350 NM NORTH OF WAINWRIGHT WILL CONTINUE EAST OVER  
THE BEAUFORT SEA. A 996 MB LOW OVER MAINLAND RUSSIA NORTH OF  
KAMCHATKA WILL MOVE NORTHEAST TO BE 990 MB BETWEEN WRANGEL ISLAND  
AND THE RUSSIAN MAINLAND AT 4 AM SUNDAY. THE RIDGE OF HIGH  
PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA WILL WEAKEN TODAY AS THE  
WEATHER FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.  
THE FRONT WILL PASS CAPE NAVARIN AROUND NOON TODAY, AND LIE FROM  
POINT HOPE SOUTH THROUGH THE BERING STRAIT AT MIDNIGHT SATURDAY  
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE EAST OVER MAINLAND ALASKA SUNDAY  
AND SUNDAY NIGHT.  
 

 
 
PKZ200-230245-  
NORTON SOUND-  
431 AM AKDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.   
SUN
 
S WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.   
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.   
MON
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.   
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ210-230245-  
DALL POINT TO WALES-  
431 AM AKDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 15 KT. WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT FROM  
SAINT LAWRENCE NORTH TO THE BERING STRAIT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.   
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG, RAIN.   
SUN
 
S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.   
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.   
MON
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.   
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ215-230245-  
KOTZEBUE SOUND-  
431 AM AKDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.   
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
MON
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
TUE
 
W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.    
WED
 
W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ220-230245-  
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-  
431 AM AKDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.  
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
TONIGHT
 
S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG, RAIN.   
SUN
 
S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.   
MON
 
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.   
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
TUE
 
NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
WED
 
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  
 

 
 
DJH JUL 17  
 
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