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Ice Map graphics using ESRI Maps and KMZ format:
(updated Sun Feb 7 13:45:11 AKST 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
350 PM AKST FRIDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2016
FORECAST VALID...WEDNESDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2016
ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...HIGH TO MODERATE
SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHEAST BERING
WILL MOVE TO NEAR SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND BY SUNDAY AND THEN DISSIPATE
SUNDAY NIGHT. A DEEP NORTH PACIFIC LOW WILL PASS SOUTH OF THE
ALEUTIAN CHAIN SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.