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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
208 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

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.

PKZ298-171500-
208 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
High pressure extends S over the Eastern Arctic. Trough of low
pressure persists over the Arctic Coast with a 994 mb low
developing S of Point Lay Wed morning and moving NW into the
Chukchi Sea Thu morning. The low and trough over the Arctic Coast
will lift NE into the Central Arctic as a ridge of high pressure
builds E over the Arctic Coast and Plains Fri.

$$

PKZ225-171500-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
208 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt.
.WED...N winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ230-171500-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
208 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.WED...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU...W winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ235-171500-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
208 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.WED...NE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
.THU...E winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ240-171500-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
208 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt becoming NE 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.WED...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU...E winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI...W winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ245-171500-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
208 PM AKST Tue Jan 16 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt increasing to 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.WED...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU...E winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI...W winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt.
.SUN...W winds 15 kt.

$$

SDB Jan 18


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