Northern Arctic Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 3:41 PM AKDT on September 02, 2014

...High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM akdt Wednesday...

A high surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM akdt Wednesday.

* Waves and surf...west to northwest winds 25 to 40 mph will generate waves as high as 9 feet not far offshore. Waves will diminish some as they break onshore. Sea levels are expected to be as high as 1 foot above normal.

* Timing...high surf is expected to begin this evening and continue through Wednesday...then diminish early Wednesday night.

* Impacts...localized minor beach erosion may occur.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that localized beach erosion is expected. Precautions should be taken to protect property.

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Record Report
Statement as of 10:04 PM AKDT on September 2, 2014

...New snow and precipitation record for Barrow...

A record breaking .42 inches of precipitation and 4.4 inches of snow dropped on Barrow sept 2 breaking previous records of .40 inches of precipitation set in 1996 and 0.8 inches of snow set in 1925.

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