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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

ARCTIC ALASKA COASTAL WATERS OUT 100 NM

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-
THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ298-011330-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1003 MB LOW CURRENTLY 100 NM NNW OF WAINWRIGHT WILL MOVE TO 300
NM NORTH OF PRUDHOE BAY BY EARLY SAT MORNING AT ABOUT 1000
MB...AND THEN TO 500 NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT BY SAT
AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL FILL BEHIND THE LOW AND
PERSIST THROUGH SAT NIGHT OVER THE ARCTIC COAST. THE LOW WILL
STAY RELATIVELY STATIONARY IN THE HIGH ARCTIC THROUGH SUN. ANOTHER
SFC LOW WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE TO THE WESTERN CHUKCHI SEA BY SUN
MORNING AT ABOUT 1000 MB.

$$

PKZ225-011330-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT BECOMING N 15 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ230-011330-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT BECOMING N 10 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ235-011330-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ240-011330-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT BECOMING W. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 2 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ245-011330-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
220 PM AKDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS
BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 1 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 3 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

$$

ET/CCC JUL 15


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