Current Weather & Forecast for Point Barrow, AK

Day Sky High / Low Precip Wind Humidity
Wed
Jul 17
Partly Cloudy
Close Hourly
48º / 43º 10% E 12 mph 83%
4pm Partly Cloudy 48º 0% WNW 6 mph 76%
5pm Mostly Sunny 48º 0% WNW 6 mph 76%
6pm Partly Cloudy 48º 0% NW 6 mph 76%
7pm Partly Cloudy 48º 0% NNW 6 mph 78%
8pm Partly Cloudy 47º 0% N 6 mph 79%
9pm Mostly Cloudy 47º 10% NNE 5 mph 81%
10pm Mostly Cloudy 47º 10% NE 5 mph 81%
11pm Partly Cloudy 47º 10% E 5 mph 81%
Thu
Jul 18
PM Showers
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56º / 41º 50% SSE 19 mph 79%
12am Partly Cloudy 47º 10% ESE 7 mph 83%
1am Partly Cloudy 46º 10% ESE 8 mph 86%
2am Mostly Sunny 45º 10% SE 9 mph 89%
3am Partly Cloudy 44º 10% SE 9 mph 89%
4am Partly Cloudy 44º 10% SE 10 mph 90%
5am Mostly Cloudy 44º 10% SE 11 mph 89%
6am Mostly Cloudy 45º 10% SE 13 mph 87%
7am Mostly Cloudy 45º 10% SE 14 mph 84%
8am Mostly Cloudy 46º 10% SE 15 mph 81%
9am Cloudy 47º 10% SE 17 mph 79%
10am Cloudy 48º 10% SE 19 mph 77%
11am Cloudy/Wind 49º 10% SE 20 mph 79%
12pm Cloudy/Wind 49º 20% SE 20 mph 79%
1pm Few Showers 51º 30% SSE 19 mph 78%
2pm Few Showers 52º 30% SSE 16 mph 78%
3pm Few Showers 55º 30% S 15 mph 74%
4pm Showers 53º 40% SSW 16 mph 79%
5pm Showers 53º 50% SW 16 mph 79%
6pm Showers 51º 50% WSW 17 mph 82%
7pm Showers 49º 40% W 17 mph 83%
8pm Showers 48º 50% W 18 mph 83%
9pm Showers/Wind 47º 40% W 20 mph 81%
10pm Cloudy/Wind 46º 20% W 21 mph 81%
11pm Cloudy/Wind 44º 10% W 21 mph 82%
Fri
Jul 19
Cloudy
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48º / 43º 20% WSW 19 mph 74%
12am Cloudy/Wind 43º 10% WNW 22 mph 81%
1am Cloudy/Wind 42º 10% WNW 22 mph 84%
2am Cloudy/Wind 42º 10% W 21 mph 82%
3am Mostly Cloudy/Wind 42º 10% W 20 mph 83%
4am Mostly Cloudy 42º 10% W 19 mph 83%
5am Mostly Cloudy 42º 10% W 18 mph 81%
6am Cloudy 42º 10% W 18 mph 79%
7am Cloudy 43º 10% W 17 mph 79%
8am Mostly Cloudy 43º 10% W 17 mph 77%
9am Cloudy 44º 0% W 16 mph 77%
10am Cloudy 44º 10% WSW 16 mph 75%
11am Cloudy 45º 10% WSW 17 mph 75%
12pm Cloudy 46º 10% WSW 18 mph 74%
1pm Cloudy 46º 20% WSW 18 mph 74%
Sat
Jul 20
AM Showers 45º / 41º 50% NNW 15 mph 82%
Sun
Jul 21
PM Showers 52º / 46º 50% SSE 11 mph 79%
Mon
Jul 22
AM Showers 51º / 46º 40% WSW 15 mph 86%
Tue
Jul 23
Partly Cloudy 54º / 46º 20% SW 12 mph 85%
Wed
Jul 24
Partly Cloudy 54º / 47º 10% SE 14 mph 82%
Thu
Jul 25
Partly Cloudy 56º / 46º 20% SSW 14 mph 78%
Fri
Jul 26
Partly Cloudy 55º / 49º 20% S 12 mph 81%

Marine Forecast For Point Barrow, AK

Synopsis: A 1010 mb high over the Central Arctic Coast will move to 150 nm N of Demarcation Point by Thu morning, then NE across the Beaufort Sea. A 999 mb low 200 nm N of Wrangel Island with a weather front extending S will move N as a 1004 mb low develops in the Chukchi Sea along the front. The low moves over the Northwest Arctic Coast Thu afternoon, then E across the Arctic to be in the Beaufort Sea Fri morning. The lows will merge over the Central Arctic with a 992 mb low 400 nm N of Point Barrow.
This Afternoon
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Areas of fog. Seas around 1 ft.
Tonight
W wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ESE in the evening. A slight chance of rain after 4am. Areas of fog. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Thursday
SE wind around 15 kt. A chance of rain, mainly after 10am. Areas of fog. Seas around 3 ft.
Thursday Night
S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming WNW after midnight. Rain likely, mainly before 4am. Areas of fog. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Friday
WSW wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Friday Night
WSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NW after midnight. A chance of rain. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday
WNW wind 10 to 15 kt. A slight chance of rain. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Saturday Night
W wind 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of rain. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday
ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.

NOAA Buoy Data Near Point Barrow, AK

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    Wind Forecast For Point Barrow, AK

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    Wind Speed (MPH) 667101520161822191718
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    MPH 667101520161822191718
    DIR WNWNESESESESESSWWWNWWWWSW

    Current Weather Conditions In Point Barrow, AK

    As Of: 36 minutes ago

    • 45ºF
    • 41ºF
    • 8mph
    • 280º (W)
    • 0mph
    • Broken Clouds
    • 10mi
    • 1200
    • 29.76"
    • 80%
    • 39ºF

    The weather right now in Point Barrow, AK is Partly Cloudy. The current temperature is 48°F, and the expected high and low for today, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, are 48°F high temperature and 43°F low temperature. The wind is currently blowing at 6 0mph miles per hour, and coming from the West Northwest. The wind is gusting to 0mph mph. With the wind and the atmosphere the temperature feels like 41°F farenheit. Expected precipitation is 0 percent, with current humidity at 80 percent, and air pressure at 29.76 in. Visibility is 10 nautical miles. There are no current weather alert(s).