729  
FNAK71 PAFC 271735  
FWSAER  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR BUOY 46081...MIL  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
935 AM AKDT FRI JUL 27 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 0700 AKDT ON JULY 30.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF AK WILL SLOWLY  
SLIDE TO THE WEST AND MOVE OVER THE AREA. THIS WILL SET UP A  
PERIOD OF RELATIVELY DRY WEATHER WITH LIGHT WINDS AND CALM SEAS  
FOR MON INTO TUE. BY WED, A LOW FROM THE BERING SEA STARTS TO MOVE  
TOWARD THE AREA WHICH WILL BRING INCREASING CHANCES FOR STEADY  
RAIN AND THE POSSIBILITY OF INCREASING EASTERLY WINDS.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN  
THROUGH THE DAY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.  
SURFACE WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS IN THE MORNING BECOMING EAST TO  
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES...............UP TO 2 FT.  
SST.................14C/57F.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.  
SURFACE WINDS.......VARIABLE WINDS IN THE EVENING BECOMING WEST  
TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES...............UP TO 2 FT.  
SST.................14C/57F.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.  
SURFACE WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
WAVES...............UP TO 2 FT.  
SST.................14C/57F.  
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. LIGHT WINDS.    
THURSDAY
 
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.  
 

 
FORECASTER...OTTENWELLER  
REQUESTED BY...STEPHEN CUCULLU  
TYPE OF REQUEST...MARINE  
.TAG YYCCCCC.U/AER  
.EMAIL STEPHEN.CUCULLU@NOAA.GOV  
 
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