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FZAK52 PAFG 202350  
CWFWCZ  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
250 PM AKST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
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.  
 
PKZ299-211530-  
250 PM AKST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST
 
 
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH IN THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA WILL CONTINUE TO  
WEAKEN AS IT MOVES NORTH TONIGHT AND WILL BE ABSORBED BY A WEAK  
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM JUST EAST OF WRANGEL ISLAND FRIDAY NIGHT. A  
STRONG LOW OVER SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA WILL PUSH NORTHEAST INTO THE  
INTERIOR TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.  
 

 
 
PKZ200-211530-  
NORTON SOUND-  
250 PM AKST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
..BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 20 KT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 KT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 10 KT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 KT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 15 KT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 KT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 15 KT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 25 KT.  
 

 
 
PKZ210-211530-  
DALL POINT TO WALES-  
250 PM AKST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
..BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
N WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 KT.    
SAT
 
SW WINDS 15 KT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 KT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 20 KT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 25 KT.    
MON
 
SE WINDS 25 KT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 25 KT.  
 

 
 
PKZ215-211530-  
KOTZEBUE SOUND-  
250 PM AKST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
..BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
FRI
 
W WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 20 KT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 15 KT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 KT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 15 KT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 15 KT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 20 KT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 15 KT.  
 

 
 
PKZ220-211530-  
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-  
250 PM AKST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
..BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.    
FRI
 
NW WINDS 20 KT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 KT.    
SAT
 
S WINDS 15 KT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 KT.    
SUN
 
S WINDS 20 KT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 20 KT.    
MON
 
S WINDS 25 KT.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 15 KT.  
 

 
 
CCC FEB 20  
 
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