National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK52 PAFG

FZAK52 PAFG 172313
CWFWCZ

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

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.

PKZ299-181430
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST

Troughing around 1008 mb approaches the Bering Straight on Wednesday as ridging builds to 1024 mb about 250 NM south of St Matthew Island. Ridging extends north to the Norton Sound on Friday then expands across the entire west coast on Saturday.


PKZ801-181430
Etolin Strait to Dall Point out to 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

FRI NIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.


PKZ802-181430
Dall Point to Kwikpak Pass out to 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
W winds 20 kt. Seas building to 4 ft.

THU
W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.


PKZ803-181430
Kwikpak Pass to Cape Stephens out to 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
NW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.


PKZ804-181430
Cape Stephens to Moses Point out to 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.


PKZ805-181430
Moses Point to Sledge Island out to 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.


PKZ806-181430
Sledge Island to Wales out to 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.


PKZ807-181430
Wales to Cape Espenberg out to 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
S winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.


PKZ808-181430
Cape Espenberg to Motherwood Point out to 10 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
S winds 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft.

THU
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.


PKZ809-181430
Motherwood Point to Cape Krusenstern out to 10 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
SE winds 10 kt. Seas building to 2 ft.

THU
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
SW winds 5 kt. Seas 1 foot.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.


PKZ810-181430
Cape Krusenstern to Cape Thompson out to 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
S winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
S winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
SE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.


PKZ816-181430
South Side of Saint Lawrence Island out to 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

TONIGHT
W winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.


PKZ817-181430
North Side of Saint Lawrence Island out to 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

TONIGHT
W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SUN
E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.


PKZ850-181430
Etolin Strait to Kwemeluk Pass from 15 to 90 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

TONIGHT
W winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
W winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.


PKZ851-181430
Southwest of Saint Lawrence Island from 15 to 100 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

TONIGHT
W winds 25 kt. Seas building to 5 ft.

THU
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI NIGHT
S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
SE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

SUN
E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

MON
E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.


PKZ852-181430
Norton Sound greater than 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT
W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.


PKZ853-181430
Kwemeluk Pass to Kwikpak Pass from 15 to 90 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

TONIGHT
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
W winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

SAT
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.


PKZ854-181430
Sledge Island to Wales greater than 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING

TONIGHT
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
SW winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

FRI
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT
S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

MON
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.


PKZ855-181430
Kotzebue Sound greater than 10 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

TONIGHT
S winds 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft.

THU
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

THU NIGHT
S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

FRI
S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT
S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SAT NIGHT
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.


PKZ856-181430
Wales to Cape Thompson greater than 15 NM
313 PM AKDT Wed Jul 17 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

TONIGHT
S winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

THU
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
S winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
S winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT NIGHT
S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SUN
S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

MON
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.


EK Jul 24