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NWS Forecast

FZAK52 PAFG 281156
CWFWCZ

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
356 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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.

PKZ299-290015-
356 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST

THE 990 MB LOW 250 MI NORTH OF WAINWRIGHT WILL MOVE SOUTH TO BE
ABOUT 150 MI NORTH OF WAINWRIGHT AT 4PM FRI AND 50 NM N OF
WAINWRIGHT AT 4AM SAT. THE RIDGE OVER THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA
AND THE NORTHEAST BERING SEA IS WEAKENING...AND A TROUGH WILL
EXTEND SOUTH FROM THE CHUKCHI SEA LOW TO THE WESTERN INTERIOR BY
4AM SAT.



PKZ200-290015-
NORTON SOUND-
356 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING


TODAY
W WINDS 25 KT...DIMINISHING BY NOON. SEAS 5 FT
SUBSIDING.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 



PKZ210-290015-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
356 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING


TODAY
W WINDS 25 KT...DIMINISHING BY NOON. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING
TO 5 FT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

SAT
N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.

SUN
NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE
SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 



PKZ215-290015-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
356 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

TODAY
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

SUN
NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TUE
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



PKZ220-290015-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
356 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
W WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING 20 KT AFTER NOON. SEAS 6 FT.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 FT. FOG.

SAT
NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.

SUN
NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG.

SUN NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



DJH AUG 15