Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
303 AM AKST MON JAN 23 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.

PKZ298-240300-
303 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AROUND A 985 MB LOW WILL REMAIN OVER
THE WESTERN ARCTIC. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE N OVER THE
ARCTIC OFFSHORE WATERS WITH A 1018 MB CENTER OVER THE BEAUFORT
SEA. THE HIGH WILL MOVE NE INTO THE CANADIAN ARCHIPELAGO AND THE
RIDGING WILL RETREAT TO THE EAST WITH A TROUGH DEVELOPING OVER
THE WESTERN ARCTIC TUE.

$$

PKZ225-240300-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
303 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ230-240300-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
303 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ235-240300-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
303 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. FREEZING FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-240300-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
303 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ245-240300-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
303 AM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

SDB JAN 17


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