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Gale Warning


Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
822 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

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.

PKZ127-250415-
Valdez Narrows-
822 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
344 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

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.

PKZ185-250115-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
344 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...E 40 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 17 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...E 40 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 18 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...E 35 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 17 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1029 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020


AKZ218-241615-
/O.CAN.PAFG.WC.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-200126T0000Z/
/O.NEW.PAFG.WW.Y.0006.200124T0729Z-200126T0000Z/
Southeastern Brooks Range-
Including Arctic Village, Wiseman, Coldfoot, Chandalar DOT Camp,
and Iniakuk Lake
1029 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...Blowing snow and cold wind chills occuring. Visibility
  will be one half mile or less at times. Wind chills to 45 below
  occuring. Plan on areas of poor visibilities to create difficult
  travel conditions at times. North winds gusting to 35 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...Southeastern Brooks Range near passes.

* WHEN...Until 3 PM Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting to 35 mph will cause areas of
  blowing and drifting snow. Cold wind chills as low as 45 below
  zero will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed
  skin. Travelers should be prepared for large snow drifts and
  very cold wind chills.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means periods of
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. The latest road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$


Wind Chill Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
353 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

AKZ155-250200-
/O.CON.PAFC.WC.Y.0008.200124T1400Z-200126T2100Z/
Kuskokwim Delta-
Including the cities of Bethel, Hooper Bay, and Nunivak Island
353 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as
  45 below zero.

* WHERE...Kuskokwim Delta. Wind chills will be coldest in coastal
  areas.

* WHEN...From 5 AM Friday to noon AKST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause
  frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a
hat, and gloves.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1029 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020


AKZ225-241615-
/O.CON.PAFG.WC.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-200126T0000Z/
Denali-
Including Healy, Denali National Park, Carlo Creek, and Kantishna
1029 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills
  will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed
  skin. Expect wind chills as cold as 45 below zero.

* WHERE...Denali south of the Park Entrance.

* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 3 PM Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...North winds gusting to 30 mph will cause
  areas of blowing and drifting snow. Cold wind chills as low as
  45 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to
  exposed skin. Travelers should be prepared for snow drifts and
  very cold wind chills.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and sustained wind
speeds of 15 mph or more will create low wind chills. Frost bite
and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1029 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020


AKZ226-241615-
/O.CON.PAFG.WC.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-200126T0000Z/
Eastern Alaska Range-
Including Mentasta Lake, Black Rapids, Donnelly Dome,
Trims DOT Camp, Eagle Trail, and Mineral Lake
1029 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills
  will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed
  skin. Expect wind chills as cold as 50 below zero.

* WHERE...Isabel Pass from Black Rapids south.

* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 3 PM Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...North winds gusting to 35 mph will cause
  areas of blowing and drifting snow. Cold wind chills as low as
  45 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to
  exposed skin. Travelers should be prepared for snow drifts and
  very cold wind chills.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and sustained wind
speeds of 15 mph or more will create low wind chills. Frost bite
and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
144 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

AKZ207-241500-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WC.Y.0012.200124T0300Z-200126T0000Z/
Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
144 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM
AKST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will
  cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin.
  Expect wind chills as low as 45 below zero.

* WHERE...Chukchi Sea Coast.

* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 3 PM Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and sustained wind
speeds of 15 mph or more will create low wind chills. Frost bite
and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
144 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

AKZ208-241500-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WC.Y.0012.200124T0300Z-200126T0000Z/
Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Noatak, Kiana, and Red Dog Mine
144 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM
AKST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will
  cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin.
  Expect wind chills as low as 45 below zero.

* WHERE...Noatak and north.

* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 3 PM Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and sustained wind
speeds of 15 mph or more will create low wind chills. Frost bite
and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
144 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

AKZ210-241500-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WC.Y.0012.200124T0300Z-200126T0000Z/
Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula-
Including Buckland, Deering, Candle, Council, Haycock,
Pilgrim Springs, Serpentine Hot Springs, and Taylor
144 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM
AKST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will
  cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin.
  Expect wind chills as low as 45 below zero.

* WHERE...Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula.

* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 3 PM Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and sustained wind
speeds of 15 mph or more will create low wind chills. Frost bite
and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
144 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

AKZ217-241500-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WC.Y.0012.200124T0300Z-200126T0000Z/
Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Ambler, Shungnak, and Kobuk
144 PM AKST Thu Jan 23 2020

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM
AKST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will
  cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin.
  Expect wind chills as low as 45 below zero.

* WHERE...Ambler and north.

* WHEN...6 PM this evening to 3 PM Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and sustained wind
speeds of 15 mph or more will create low wind chills. Frost bite
and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.

$$


Heavy Freezing Spray Warning


Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
822 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

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.

PKZ127-250415-
Valdez Narrows-
822 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 35 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NE wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
344 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

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.

PKZ185-250115-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
344 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...NE wind 25 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...E 40 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 17 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 30 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...E 40 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 18 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...NE wind 25 kt E of Saint Matthew Island...E 35 kt W of
Saint Matthew Island. Seas 17 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 35 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N wind 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
822 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

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.

PKZ125-250415-
Prince William Sound-
822 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...E wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$


Brisk Wind Advisory


Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
344 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

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.

PKZ181-250115-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
344 AM AKST Fri Jan 24 2020

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY SATURDAY...

.TODAY...N wind 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 kt.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 25 kt.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N wind 25 kt.
.TUE...N wind 30 kt.

$$

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