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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
418 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

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.

PKZ298-230030-
418 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1022 MB LOW OVER PRUDHOE BAY WILL DRIFT NORTHEAST TODAY TO BE
LOCATED 50 NM WEST OF BANKS ISLAND THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL MOVE OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA AND WESTERN ARCTIC WITH A RIDGE
PUSHING E OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC PLAIN AND BROOKS RANGE THROUGH
THURSDAY. A 992 MB LOW MOVES TO THE GULF OF ANADYR FRI MORNING
AND A 1006 MB LOW WEST OF WAINWRIGHT WEAKENS TO A TROUGH AND
MOVES EAST INTO THE BEAUFORT SEA FRIDAY.

$$

PKZ225-230030-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
418 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING N.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 35 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ230-230030-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
418 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ235-230030-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
418 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING N.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ240-230030-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
418 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ245-230030-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
418 AM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

CCC FEB 17


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