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Ice Map graphics using ESRI Maps and KMZ format:
(updated Thu May 26 15:40:53 AKDT 2016)
Latest Ice Map KMZ
Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) Alternate Ice Analysis Mapping
Additional High Resolution Satellite Ice Images:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (907) 266-5138.
SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
200 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY 25 MAY 2016
FORECAST VALID...MONDAY 30 MAY 2016
SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER MUCH OF
MAINLAND ALASKA THROUGH MONDAY. A SERIES OF LOWS WILL MOVE OVER THE
WESTERN BERING SEA THROUGH MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER
MUCH OF THE BEAUFORT AND CHUKCHI SEAS THROUGH MONDAY.