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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
113 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

PKZ298-221500-
113 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS FROM SIBERIA TO THE CANADIAN
ARCHIPELAGO. BY MON AFTERNOON THE RIDGE WILL EXTEND FROM 900 NM N
OF BARROW TO 300 NM E OF BANKS ISLAND. A WEAK 1008 MB LOW WILL
DEVELOP 150 NM N OF WAINWRIGHT BY 10AM MON THEN DRIFT N TO 375 NM
NORTHEAST OF WRANGEL ISLAND BY 9PM TUE.

$$

PKZ225-221500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
113 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ230-221500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
113 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ235-221500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
113 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-221500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
113 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ245-221500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
113 PM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

LTH/SDB DEC 14


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