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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
310 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

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.

PKZ412-020245-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and North of 56N-
310 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 to 35 kt becoming W 25 to 40 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 11 to 17 ft. Rain and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft. Rain showers.
.THU...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...NE wind up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
.SUN...NW wind up to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
310 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

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.

PKZ413-020245-
Bering Sea Offshore 171W to 180 and South of 56N-
310 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 14 to 22 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 to 40 kt becoming SW 15 to 30 kt after
midnight. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.THU...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT...SW wind up to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...NW wind up to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
310 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

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.

PKZ414-020245-
Bering Sea Offshore East of 171W-
310 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Snow.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...NW wind up to 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
912 PM AKST Tue Jan 31 2023

AKZ221-011500-
/O.EXT.PAFG.WW.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-230201T1500Z/
Central Interior-
Including Nenana, Anderson, Tanana, Minto, Manley Hot Springs,
Rampart, Lake Minchumina, and Livengood
912 PM AKST Tue Jan 31 2023

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.

* WHERE...Central Interior.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM AKST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
321 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

Southeast Alaska Coastal Waters from Dixon Entrance to
Cape Suckling out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Seas forecasts represent the average of the highest
one-third of the combined windwave and swell height.

PKZ051-020630-
Cape Fairweather to Icy Cape-
321 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...E wind 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E wind 10 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt becoming W. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Northern Gulf of Alaska Coast
up to 100 nm out including Kodiak Island and Cook Inlet.

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.

PKZ131-020100-
Barren Islands East-
307 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...W wind 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.SAT...S wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Northern Gulf of Alaska Coast
up to 100 nm out including Kodiak Island and Cook Inlet.

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.

PKZ138-020100-
Shelikof Strait-
307 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W wind 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
307 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Northern Gulf of Alaska Coast
up to 100 nm out including Kodiak Island and Cook Inlet.

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.

PKZ130-020100-
West of Barren Islands including Kamishak Bay-
307 AM AKST Wed Feb 1 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...W wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$


Brisk Wind Advisory


Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
114 PM AKST Tue Jan 31 2023

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.

PKZ210-011515-
Dall Point to Wales-
114 PM AKST Tue Jan 31 2023

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.WED...E winds 25 kt.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU...NE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Vsby 1 NM or less.
.FRI...NE winds 25 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt.
.SAT...E winds 30 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 25 kt.

$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
706 PM AKST Tue Jan 31 2023

AKZ220>226-020300-
Yukon Flats and Surrounding Uplands-Central Interior-
Middle Tanana Valley-Deltana and Tanana Flats-
Upper Tanana Valley and the Fortymile Country-Denali-
Eastern Alaska Range-
Including Fort Yukon, Venetie, Central, Circle, Stevens Village,
Beaver, Chalkyitsik, Birch Creek, Circle Hot Springs,
Eagle Summit, Twelvemile Summit, Nenana, Anderson, Tanana, Minto,
Manley Hot Springs, Rampart, Lake Minchumina, Livengood,
Fairbanks, Fort Wainwright, Eielson AFB, Ester, North Pole,
Moose Creek, Two Rivers, Fox, Chatanika, Chena Hot Springs,
Sourdough Camp, Salcha, Delta Junction, Fort Greely,
Harding/Birch Lake, Dry Creek, Dot Lake, Healy Lake, Tok,
Tanacross, Eagle, Tetlin, Northway, Alcan, Chicken, Boundary,
Healy, Denali National Park, Cantwell, Carlo Creek, Kantishna,
Black Rapids, Donnelly Dome, Trims DOT Camp, Eagle Trail,
and Mineral Lake
706 PM AKST Tue Jan 31 2023

...Next round of snow for the Interior Wednesday evening into
Thursday...

An upper level system will bring more snow to the Middle Tanana
Valley and surrounding areas Wednesday evening into Thursday.
Snowfall will be of the light and fluffy type, which may impact
visibility for the commute Wednesday evening and Thursday
morning, especially along the Parks Highway. Snow accumulations
will not be heavy, with expected amounts of 2 to 4 inches.

Please leave extra time for the commute Wednesday evening and
Thursday morning, and drive slowly.

For the latest forecasts go to www.weather.gov/fairbanks.

$$

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