St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:51 PM AKST Nov. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am akst
Wednesday...

* location... Little Diomede, Wales, and the North Shore of St.
Lawrence Island

* wave and surf... will cause surf to wash to the top of beaches.
Minor beach erosion is expected.

* Timing... strong winds will continue through Tuesday.

* Additional details... northeast winds gusting to 60 mph will
cause high surf and erosion along north facing shores.
Decreasing sea water levels will help mitigate erosion on the
beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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




High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:53 PM AKST Nov. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 6 am akst
Wednesday...

* location... St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait coast.

* Winds... northeast gusting to 60 mph.

* Timing... strong winds will continue through early Wednesday
morning. The strongest winds are expected from this evening
through Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts... strong winds may pick up loose objects and cause
damage to buildings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means hazardous high winds are occurring or
expected. Take precautions to protect life and prevent property
damage.




High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:51 PM AKST Nov. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am akst
Wednesday...

* location... Little Diomede, Wales, and the North Shore of St.
Lawrence Island

* wave and surf... will cause surf to wash to the top of beaches.
Minor beach erosion is expected.

* Timing... strong winds will continue through Tuesday.

* Additional details... northeast winds gusting to 60 mph will
cause high surf and erosion along north facing shores.
Decreasing sea water levels will help mitigate erosion on the
beaches.

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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