Thursday, January18, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Eek, AK

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5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 9:45AMSunset 4:34PM Thursday January 18, 2018 4:24 AM AKST (13:24 UTC) Moonrise 10:16AMMoonset 6:42PM Illumination 3% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Eek, AK
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Area Discussion for -
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northern alaska forecast discussion
national weather service fairbanks ak
342 am akst Thu jan 18 2018

Discussion
Much colder weather pattern setting up over northern alaska.

The 00z model suite today was in much better agreement with the
position and strength of an upper level low over the central north
slope. The 00z model suite initialized well against the 00z
surface analysis and verified well against the 06z surface
analysis. Model spread is reasonable through the weekend but still
remains high into next week as different model families handle the
change in weather pattern differently, and in particular where
exactly the long wave trough axis will set up next week. This will
have a significant impact on how cold temperatures will drop in the
interior next week. Clouds and weak southerly return flow over
the eastern interior will modify the cold airmass while clear
skies to the west of the trough axis will allow for strong
radiational cooling under mostly clear skies. Model concensus does
continue to indicate dropping temperatures this weekend and well
below normal temperatures next week.

Aloft at 500 mb the 516 dam low over the western north slope will
continue to weaken as it moves northwest into the chukchi sea.

Snow continues to diminish over the northern and western interior.

Strong west to northwest winds continue to push much colder
airmass over northwest alaska today. Strong winds and light snow
will reduce visibility in blowing snow over the western north
slope today and over the central north slope Friday. Strong
northerly gap winds will develop through the brooks range passes
Friday and continue into Saturday as cold high pressure builds
over the north slope. Low wind chill values will develop through
the brooks range passes and along the north slope coast Friday
and Saturday as temperatures drop and winds increase. Weak flow
aloft over central alaska Friday will give wave to a strong and
very cold long wave trough that will dig south and east over
western alaska Saturday and over central alaska Sunday. 850 mb
temperatures over fairbanks will drop from around 5 below this
morning to around 12 below Friday morning and drop to around 18
below Saturday. The cold airmass continues to pour over alaska
into early next week with 850 mb temperatures over fairbanks
dropping to around 22 below Sunday morning and around 25 below
Monday morning.

Models continue to struggle with the strength and position of the
long wave trough and consequently where the coldest temperatures
will develop next week. Clouds and weak southerly flow will
moderate the cold temperatures to the east of the long wave
trough while mostly clear skies to the north and west of the
trough axis will allow for strong radiational cooling and will
result in much colder temperatures. Where clouds remain and help
moderate the cold airmass surface temperatures in the 20s and 30s
below are expected over much of the interior. Areas where clouds
diminish could see temperatures in the 30s and 40s below or
colder. Continue to monitor.

Coastal hazard potential days 3 and 4... None.

Afg watches warnings advisories
Dense fog advisory for akz222.

Heavy freezing spray warning for pkz210.

Small craft advisory for pkz210.

Brisk wind advisory for pkz215-pkz220-pkz225-pkz230-pkz235-
pkz245.

Ccc jan 18


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Bethel, Bethel Airport, AK49 mi31 minNNW 17 G 2010.00 miOvercast13°F10°F88%1004.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Apokak Creek entrance, Alaska
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Apokak Creek entrance
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Thu -- 12:45 AM AKST     7.33 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:51 AM AKST     0.24 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 10:31 AM AKST     Sunrise
Thu -- 11:15 AM AKST     Moonrise
Thu -- 02:13 PM AKST     10.74 feet High Tide
Thu -- 05:27 PM AKST     Sunset
Thu -- 07:42 PM AKST     Moonset
Thu -- 09:06 PM AKST     1.39 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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6.97.36.95.94.63.11.70.60.21.23.25.78.19.910.710.49.47.75.73.621.42.13.9

Tide / Current Tables for Kuskokwak Creek entrance, Alaska
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Kuskokwak Creek entrance
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Thu -- 12:25 AM AKST     7.46 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:21 AM AKST     0.24 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 10:31 AM AKST     Sunrise
Thu -- 11:15 AM AKST     Moonrise
Thu -- 01:53 PM AKST     10.93 feet High Tide
Thu -- 05:27 PM AKST     Sunset
Thu -- 07:43 PM AKST     Moonset
Thu -- 08:36 PM AKST     1.39 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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7.37.36.75.542.51.10.30.524.46.99.110.510.910.38.974.92.81.61.52.94.8

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