Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 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.

PKZ298-041300-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 998 MB LOW 100 NM N OF BARROW WILL MOVE NE TO 250 NM N OF
DEADHORSE BY WED MORNING AT 995MB...AND TO 250 NM N OF
DEMARCATION POINT BY WED AFTERNOON AT 997 MB...THEN INTO CANADIAN
WATERS. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND EAST ACROSS THE
ARCTIC BY THURSDAY MORNING FROM A HIGH IN THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC.

$$

PKZ225-041300-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ230-041300-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SNOW.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ235-041300-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SNOW.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-041300-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT BECOMING W 30 KT. SNOW.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-041300-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
201 PM AKST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT BECOMING W 25 KT. SNOW.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

SDB/JL MAR 15


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