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Caribbean Sea
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
355 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Tropical N Atlantic from 07N to
22N between 55W and 64W, the SW N Atlantic S of 31N W of 65W
including Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

AMZ031-202100-
Caribbean from 11N to 15N between 72W and 80W including Colombia
Basin-
355 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE to E winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.WED...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE to E winds 25 to 35 kt Within 90 nm of coast of
Colombia, and NE to E 20 to 30 kt elsewhere. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft in NE
swell.
.FRI...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 14 ft in NE swell.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 13 ft in NE
swell.
.SAT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft in NE swell.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
308 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Bering Sea

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.

PKZ412-201530-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
308 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 20 to 34 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. Snow.
.WED...SW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
308 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

Offshore Waters Forecast for the Bering Sea

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.

PKZ413-201530-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
308 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 to 35 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Seas 16 to 24 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.WED...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 16 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ181-201330-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt. Seas in ice free waters 12 ft.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft. Freezing
spray. Snow.
.WED...S wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.THU...SW wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 8 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 10 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 30 kt. Seas in ice free waters 12 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ174-201330-
Nikolski to Seguam Island Pacific Side-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...S wind 35 kt. Seas 16 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.WED...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ175-201330-
Seguam Island to Adak Bering Side-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.TUE...E wind 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...SW wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ176-201330-
Seguam Island to Adak Pacific Side-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt after midnight. Seas
21 ft.
.TUE...S wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.WED...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 20 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 18 ft.
.THU...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ177-201330-
Adak to Kiska-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.TUE...E wind 35 kt. Seas 12 ft Bering side...18 ft Pacific side.
Rain and snow.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.THU...S wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ178-201330-
Kiska to Attu-
307 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 35 kt becoming S 20 kt after midnight. Seas
19 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 14 ft. Snow and rain showers.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.
.WED...W wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.THU...SW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
244 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ210-201515-
Dall Point to Wales-
244 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 45 kt. Seas 29 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SW winds 45 kt. Seas 26 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 16 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing
rain. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...S winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing
rain. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
244 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ200-201515-
Norton Sound-
244 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...SW winds 35 kt.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Freezing fog.
.WED...S winds 25 kt. Snow with freezing rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.
.FRI...S winds 10 kt.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
244 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ215-201515-
Kotzebue Sound-
244 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...SE winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...NW winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 10 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
244 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ220-201515-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
244 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...SW winds 50 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Freezing fog. Freezing rain.
.THU...NW winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 20 kt.
.FRI...W winds 10 kt.
.SAT...S winds 15 kt.

$$

Feb 18

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
241 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ225-201515-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
241 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 45 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 50 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 20 kt.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt.
.THU...W winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
241 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

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.

PKZ230-201515-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
241 PM AKST Mon Feb 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.TUE...S winds 50 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 40 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.THU...W winds 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 15 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt.

$$

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