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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
255 PM AKST THU MAR 5 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.

PKZ298-061230-
255 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA WILL WEAKEN THROUGH FRI
AFTERNOON. A 983 MB LOW IN THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO
SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND AS A 987 MB LOW FRI EVENING...THEN TRACK
EAST AND WEAKEN TO 993 MB OVER KOTZEBUE SOUND ON SAT. AN TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE WILL EXTEND EAST FROM THIS LOW TO THE MACKENZIE
RIVER DELTA BY SAT.

$$

PKZ225-061230-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
255 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ230-061230-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
255 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. FOG...SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ235-061230-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
255 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG...SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-061230-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
255 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. FOG...SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ245-061230-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
255 PM AKST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG...SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 KT.

$$

EWP/NTS MAR 15


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