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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK52 PAFG

FZAK52 PAFG 191357
CWFWCZ

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
457 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

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.

PKZ299-200330-
457 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST

A 978 mb low over the Chukotsk Peninsula will move to near
McGrath as a 990 mb low by 3pm Sun, then move southeast. A Strong
low in the Sea of Okhotsk will move to just west of Anadyr as a
978 mb low by 3pm Mon, and to the southern Chukchi Sea as a 975
mb low by 3pm Tue.



PKZ200-200330-
Norton Sound-
457 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
W winds 35 kt becoming N. Seas 7 ft. Fog, snow. Vsby
less than 1 nm. Heavy freezing spray.

TONIGHT
N winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.

MON
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON NIGHT
SE winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

TUE
S winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow and rain. Heavy freezing
spray.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

WED
SE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

THU
N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. 



PKZ210-200330-
Dall Point to Wales-
457 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
W winds 60 kt becoming N 45 kt. Seas 24 ft. Snow.
Freezing rain. Vsby less than 1 nm. Heavy freezing spray.

TONIGHT
N winds 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Freezing spray.

MON
SE winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow. Freezing spray.

MON NIGHT
SE winds 40 kt. Seas 23 ft. Snow and rain. Heavy
freezing spray.

TUE
W winds 45 kt. Seas 27 ft. Freezing spray.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 40 kt. Seas 18 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

WED
SE winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.

THU
N winds 30 kt. Seas 14 ft. 



PKZ215-200330-
Kotzebue Sound-
457 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
E winds 35 kt becoming NE 25 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to
5 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

MON NIGHT
E winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.

TUE
E winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.

TUE NIGHT
S winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy
freezing spray.

WED
E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
NE winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



PKZ220-200330-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
457 AM AKST Sun Nov 19 2017

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
E winds 35 kt becoming N. Seas 10 ft subsiding to 7 ft.
Freezing fog. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.

TONIGHT
NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.

MON
SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

MON NIGHT
SE winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing
spray.

TUE
SE winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing spray.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

WED
E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

THU
N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. 



Nov 17