Point Lay, AK

4:48 PM AKDT on July 22, 2017 (GMT -0800)
Point Lay | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Special Statement

Elev 23 ft 69.73 °N, 163.01 °W | Updated 52 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
48 °F
Feels Like 48 °F
N
5
Wind Variable Wind from NNW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 8000 ft
Dew Point 38 °F
Humidity 68%
Rainfall 0.06 in
Snow Depth Not available.
3:30 AM 2:26 AM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR PPIZ 222356Z AUTO 34004KT 10SM FEW080 09/03 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP085 T00890033 10089 20072 58010 TSNO
Pressure 29.78 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 8000 ft
Dew Point 38 °F
Humidity 68%
Rainfall 0.06 in
Snow Depth Not available.
3:30 AM 2:26 AM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR PPIZ 222356Z AUTO 34004KT 10SM FEW080 09/03 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP085 T00890033 10089 20072 58010 TSNO

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Special Statement
Issued: 1:25 PM AKDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf possible again Sunday afternoon through Monday...

A low pressure system north of Barrow will continue to produce
westerly winds around 25 mph and storm surge values around 1 foot
above normal tide levels through early this evening. High surf
conditions are expected to improve with storm surge values
decreasing and winds diminishing after 6 PM this evening.

Another low pressure system moving northeast out of the Bering Sea
will elevate tides to around 1 to 2 feet above normal tide levels
beginning Sunday afternoon and will continue into Monday morning.
Winds with this next storm are expected to remain offshore from
the southeast to east for much of the storm which will limit wave
runup and high surf impacts along the beach despite the higher
tide levels. As the winds shift late Sunday night and Monday
morning to a northwesterly direction a brief period of high surf
may develop along the coast to the north of Wainwright. The exact
track of this next storm will impact how quickly and how strong
the onshore winds develop and will have a large impact on storm
surge values. Continue to monitor the situation for the latest
forecasts and possible statements or advisories. Those with
interests along the shore should move boats and other valuables
above the high water line.


125 PM akdt Sat Jul 22 2017

... High surf possible again Sunday afternoon through Monday...

A low pressure system north of Barrow will continue to produce
westerly winds around 25 mph and storm surge values around 1 foot
above normal tide levels through early this evening. High surf
conditions are expected to improve with storm surge values
decreasing and winds diminishing after 6 PM this evening.

Another low pressure system moving northeast out of the Bering Sea
will elevate tides to around 1 to 2 feet above normal tide levels
beginning Sunday afternoon and will continue into Monday morning.
Winds with this next storm are expected to remain offshore from
the southeast to east for much of the storm which will limit wave
runup and high surf impacts along the beach despite the higher
tide levels. As the winds shift late Sunday night and Monday
morning to a northwesterly direction a brief period of high surf
may develop along the coast to the north of Wainwright. The exact
track of this next storm will impact how quickly and how strong
the onshore winds develop and will have a large impact on storm
surge values. Continue to monitor the situation for the latest
forecasts and possible statements or advisories. Those with
interests along the shore should move boats and other valuables
above the high water line.



125 PM akdt Sat Jul 22 2017

... High surf possible again Sunday afternoon through Monday...

A low pressure system north of Barrow will continue to produce
westerly winds around 25 mph and storm surge values around 1 foot
above normal tide levels through early this evening. High surf
conditions are expected to improve with storm surge values
decreasing and winds diminishing after 6 PM this evening.

Another low pressure system moving northeast out of the Bering Sea
will elevate tides to around 1 to 2 feet above normal tide levels
beginning Sunday afternoon and will continue into Monday morning.
Winds with this next storm are expected to remain offshore from
the southeast to east for much of the storm which will limit wave
runup and high surf impacts along the beach despite the higher
tide levels. As the winds shift late Sunday night and Monday
morning to a northwesterly direction a brief period of high surf
may develop along the coast to the north of Wainwright. The exact
track of this next storm will impact how quickly and how strong
the onshore winds develop and will have a large impact on storm
surge values. Continue to monitor the situation for the latest
forecasts and possible statements or advisories. Those with
interests along the shore should move boats and other valuables
above the high water line.


1254 PM akdt Fri Jul 21 2017

... High surf possible Sunday afternoon through Monday...

A series of early season storms will bring persistent west to
northwest winds along the coast north of Wainwright to Barrow
beginning tonight and continuing through Monday. Another storm
system is forecast to move into the southern Chukchi Sea Sunday.
The exact track of the second system will have a large influence
on storm surge values. At this time the highest surf levels are
expected to begin Sunday afternoon and continue through Monday.
Storm surge is expected to be 1 to 2 feet above normal tide levels
with wave run up likely reaching high water line Sunday evening.
Localized beach erosion will be possible beginning Sunday
afternoon and continuing into Monday. Those with interests along
the shore should move boats and other valuables above the high
water line.


1254 PM akdt Fri Jul 21 2017

... High surf possible Sunday afternoon through Monday...

A series of early season storms will bring persistent west to
northwest winds along the coast north of Wainwright to Barrow
beginning tonight and continuing through Monday. Another storm
system is forecast to move into the southern Chukchi Sea Sunday.
The exact track of the second system will have a large influence
on storm surge values. At this time the highest surf levels are
expected to begin Sunday afternoon and continue through Monday.
Storm surge is expected to be 1 to 2 feet above normal tide levels
with wave run up likely reaching high water line Sunday evening.
Localized beach erosion will be possible beginning Sunday
afternoon and continuing into Monday. Those with interests along
the shore should move boats and other valuables above the high
water line.


1254 PM akdt Fri Jul 21 2017

... High surf possible Sunday afternoon through Monday...

A series of early season storms will bring persistent west to
northwest winds along the coast north of Wainwright to Barrow
beginning tonight and continuing through Monday. Another storm
system is forecast to move into the southern Chukchi Sea Sunday.
The exact track of the second system will have a large influence
on storm surge values. At this time the highest surf levels are
expected to begin Sunday afternoon and continue through Monday.
Storm surge is expected to be 1 to 2 feet above normal tide levels
with wave run up likely reaching high water line Sunday evening.
Localized beach erosion will be possible beginning Sunday
afternoon and continuing into Monday. Those with interests along
the shore should move boats and other valuables above the high
water line.



1249 PM akdt Fri Jul 21 2017

... High surf possible Sunday afternoon through Monday...

An series of early season storms will bring persistent west to
northwest winds along the coast north of Wainwright to Barrow
beginning tonight and continuing through Monday. Another storm
system is forecast to move into the southern Chukchi Sea Sunday.
The exact track of the second system will have a large influence
on storm surge values. At this time the highest surf levels are
expected to begin Sunday afternoon and continue through Monday.
Storm surge is expected to be 1 to 2 feet above normal tide levels
with wave run up likely reaching high water line Sunday evening.
Localized beach erosion will be possible beginning Sunday
afternoon and continuing into Monday. Those with interests along
the shore should move boats and other valuables above the high
water line.


1249 PM akdt Fri Jul 21 2017

... High surf possible Sunday afternoon through Monday...

An series of early season storms will bring persistent west to
northwest winds along the coast north of Wainwright to Barrow
beginning tonight and continuing through Monday. Another storm
system is forecast to move into the southern Chukchi Sea Sunday.
The exact track of the second system will have a large influence
on storm surge values. At this time the highest surf levels are
expected to begin Sunday afternoon and continue through Monday.
Storm surge is expected to be 1 to 2 feet above normal tide levels
with wave run up likely reaching high water line Sunday evening.
Localized beach erosion will be possible beginning Sunday
afternoon and continuing into Monday. Those with interests along
the shore should move boats and other valuables above the high
water line.


1249 PM akdt Fri Jul 21 2017

... High surf possible Sunday afternoon through Monday...

An series of early season storms will bring persistent west to
northwest winds along the coast north of Wainwright to Barrow
beginning tonight and continuing through Monday. Another storm
system is forecast to move into the southern Chukchi Sea Sunday.
The exact track of the second system will have a large influence
on storm surge values. At this time the highest surf levels are
expected to begin Sunday afternoon and continue through Monday.
Storm surge is expected to be 1 to 2 feet above normal tide levels
with wave run up likely reaching high water line Sunday evening.
Localized beach erosion will be possible beginning Sunday
afternoon and continuing into Monday. Those with interests along
the shore should move boats and other valuables above the high
water line.