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NWS Forecast

FZAK52 PAFG 311209
CWFWCZ

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
409 AM AKDT TUE MAR 31 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.

PKZ299-010315-
409 AM AKDT TUE MAR 31 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST

A 1003 MB LOW NEAR KIVALINA WILL DRIFT NORTH TO WRANGELL ISLAND
BY WED MORNING AND WEAKEN TO 1013 MB. A 998 MB LOW COMPLEX IN THE
CENTRAL GULF OF ALASKA WILL DRIFT EAST AND WEAKEN TO 1003 MB OVER
THE EASTERN GULF WEDNESDAY. WEAK RIDGING OVER THE WESTERN BERING
SEA WITH WEAK LOW PRESSURE OVER THE INTERIOR WILL PERSIST THROUGH
MID WEEK.



PKZ200-010315-
NORTON SOUND-
409 AM AKDT TUE MAR 31 2015

TODAY
N WINDS 5 KT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT.

WED
N WINDS 10 KT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT.

THU
N WINDS 10 KT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 5 KT.

FRI
NE WINDS 15 KT.

SAT
E WINDS 15 KT. 



PKZ210-010315-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
409 AM AKDT TUE MAR 31 2015

TODAY
N WINDS 10 KT.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT.

WED
N WINDS 15 KT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 KT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 KT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT.

FRI
E WINDS 25 KT.

SAT
E WINDS 25 KT. 



PKZ215-010315-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
409 AM AKDT TUE MAR 31 2015

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 KT.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT.

WED
W WINDS 10 KT.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT.

THU
W WINDS 15 KT.

THU NIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT.

FRI
W WINDS 15 KT.

SAT
E WINDS 10 KT. 



PKZ220-010315-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
409 AM AKDT TUE MAR 31 2015

TODAY
W WINDS 10 KT.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT.

WED
NW WINDS 10 KT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 KT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 KT.

THU NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 KT.

FRI
N WINDS 15 KT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 KT. 



CCC/NTS MAR 15