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The NWS Sea Ice Program produces daily sea ice analysis maps and sea surface temperature maps for marine areas located around Alaska including Cook Inlet. Sea ice forecasts focused on changes to the ice edge in the next 5 days and the Sea Ice Advisory text product are produced every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. In addition the Sea Ice Outlook text product focused on changes to the sea ice in the next 3 months is posted on the 4th Thursday of each month.

Our Sea Ice Program is staffed 7 days a week from 6:30 am to 3:30 pm. If you have a question or ice related inquiry please contact our staff by email at nws.ar.ice@noaa.gov or by phone at (907) 266-5138.



Sea Ice Advisory:
SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA 
230 PM AKDT FRIDAY 31 JULY 2015 

FORECAST VALID...WEDNESDAY 5 AUGUST 2015

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH
                      
SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA WILL MOVE EASTWARD AND 
THROUGH SUNDAY TOWARD THE EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA. ANOTHER LOW WILL 
QUICKLY MOST EASTWARD ACROSS THE CHUKCHI AND BEAUFORT SEAS MONDAY 
AND TUESDAY AND WILL COMBINE WITH THE OTHER LOW ON WEDNESDAY. HIGH 
PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA ON WEDNESDAY.
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Sea Ice Outlook...

Sea Ice Analysis Sea Ice Analysis
Updated Sat Aug 1 14:26:22 AKDT 2015
Five Day Sea Ice Forecast Five Day Sea Ice Forecast
Updated Fri Jul 31 14:41:21 AKDT 2015
Cook Inlet Ice Analysis Cook Inlet Ice Analysis
Updated Thu Apr 16 14:55:32 AKDT 2015
Sea Surface Temperatures Analysis Sea Surface Temperatures Analysis
Updated Sat Aug 1 14:26:23 AKDT 2015
Full Color Ice Graphic Full Color Ice Graphic
Updated Sat Aug 1 14:26:21 AKDT 2015


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