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Gale Warning


Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 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.

PKZ210-211430-
Dall Point to Wales-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow showers and rain showers.
Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
328 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

AKZ213-211400-
/O.CON.PAFG.WW.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-171022T0600Z/
St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-
Including Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales,
and Diomede
328 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. In addition, areas of
  poor visibility are expected. Additional snow accumulations of
  2 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 8 inches, are
  expected.

* WHERE...St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM Saturday with strongest winds and heaviest
  snow occurring tonight through tomorrow afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...North winds gusting as high as 45 mph
  will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. Winds may cause
  freezing spray from the ocean to accumulate ice on structures
  close to shore on Saint Lawrence Island.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties.
$$


High Surf Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
327 PM AKDT FRI OCT 20 2017

AKZ213-211400-
/O.CON.PAFG.SU.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-171022T1400Z/
ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND BERING STRAIT COAST-
INCLUDING GAMBELL, SAVOONGA, BREVIG MISSION, TELLER, WALES,
AND DIOMEDE
327 PM AKDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKDT SUNDAY...

* LOCATION...SAVOONGA AND DIOMEDE.

* WAVES...WILL CAUSE HIGH SURF THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS AND SURF WILL PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.
  WINDS AND SURF WILL DIE DOWN EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SURF WILL WASH TO THE TOP OF THE BEACH AND BEACH
  EROSION WILL OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION IS
EXPECTED. PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

$$


Heavy Freezing Spray Warning


Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Offshore Waters Forecast for the US Arctic Waters

Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest one-third of
the combined wind wave and swell height. Individual waves may be
twice as high.

PKZ505-211230-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.Tonight...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers after
midnight. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers in the morning.
Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Offshore Waters Forecast for the US Arctic Waters

Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest one-third of
the combined wind wave and swell height. Individual waves may be
twice as high.

PKZ510-211230-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.Tonight...E winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers in the evening.
Blowing snow through the night. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing
spray.
.SAT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow in the morning.
Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Oct 17

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Arctic 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.

PKZ245-211430-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft subsiding. Heavy freezing
spray.
.SAT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

Oct 17

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Arctic 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.

PKZ240-211430-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Arctic 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.

PKZ235-211430-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
310 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southwest Alaska+Bristol Bay+The
Alaska Peninsula Waters and the Aleutian Islands up to 100 nm out.

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ181-211200-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
310 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
310 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southwest Alaska+Bristol Bay+The
Alaska Peninsula Waters and the Aleutian Islands up to 100 nm out.

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ185-211200-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
310 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow showers.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...E wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...N wind 35 kt. Seas 17 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 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.

PKZ220-211430-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

Oct 17

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 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.

PKZ200-211430-
Norton Sound-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding. Freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Arctic 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.

PKZ225-211430-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.SAT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Arctic 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.

PKZ230-211430-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Arctic 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.

PKZ235-211430-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
224 PM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

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