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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
157 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 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.

PKZ298-281615-
157 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1043 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC COAST WILL BUILD
TO A 1054 MB HIGH OVER THE YUKON AND NORTHWEST TERRITORIES BY SUN
AFTERNOON. A LOW IN THE SOUTHEAST BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO THE
CENTRAL CHUKCHI SEA AS A 998 MB LOW BY 3PM SUN...AND THEN MOVE
TO 500 NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT BY MON AFTERNOON.


$$

PKZ225-281615-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
157 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY LESS
THAN 1 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 35 KT BECOMING S. SNOW. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY LESS
THAN 1 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ230-281615-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
157 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY LESS
THAN 1 NM.
.SUN...SE WINDS 35 KT BECOMING S. SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY
LESS THAN 1 NM.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ235-281615-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
157 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...SE WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...W WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-281615-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
157 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT BECOMING E 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT BECOMING W 25 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-281615-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
157 PM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT BECOMING E 20 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING W 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

RF/DA DEC 14


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