677  
FNAK72 PAFC 031741  
FWSALU  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR BUOY 46035 TENDER SUPPORT...NDBC  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
941 AM AKDT FRI AUG 3 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 0700 AKDT ON AUGUST 06.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A LOW MOVING NORTH FROM THE CENTRAL ALEUTIANS INTO THE CENTRAL  
BERING WILL BRING CLOUDS AND RAIN FOR THE AREA INCLUDING BUOY  
46035 (57N 178W) ON MONDAY. SHOWERS WILL SLOWLY TAPER OFF MONDAY  
NIGHT AND TUESDAY AS THE LOW TRACKS TO THE SOUTH OF NUNIVAK ISLAND  
BY TUESDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN BEHIND THE  
STRENGTHENING LOW WILL KEEP WIDESPREAD STRATUS CLOUDS OVER THE  
AREA. THE INCREASING PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THE HIGH AND LOW WILL  
ACT TO INCREASE WESTERLY WINDS BY TUESDAY.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY IN THE  
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.  
SURFACE WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS.  
WAVE HEIGHT.........6 FEET.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.  
SURFACE WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
WAVE HEIGHT.........8 FEET.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.  
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.  
WAVE HEIGHT.........8 FEET.  
 

 
FORECASTER...MARKLE  
REQUESTED BY...STEPHEN CUCULLU  
TYPE OF REQUEST...MARINE  
.TAG 1813995.0/ALU  
.EMAIL STEPHEN.CUCULLU@NOAA.GOV,DOUGLAS.MAXWELL@NOAA.GOV.,BILL.HANSEN@NOAA.GOV  
 
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