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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
437 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 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.

PKZ298-180230-
437 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 990 mb low over Banks Island will move north. A cold front
stretching from the low to Deadhorse will persist through this
evening. A 998 mb low 300 NM north of Barrow will move to 60 NM
north of Barrow as a 992 mb low by 4pm Tue, to Atqasuk as a 993 mb
low by 4am Wed, then quasi stationary through 4pm Wed as a 999 mb
low, and moving to near Kotzebue as a 996 mb low by 4pm Thu.

$$

PKZ225-180230-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
437 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N winds increasing to 20 kt. Seas building to 6 ft.
Freezing fog. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.SAT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ230-180230-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
437 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 7 ft. Freezing fog.
Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ235-180230-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
437 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 6 ft. Freezing
fog. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray.
.WED...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ240-180230-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
437 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft subsiding. Freezing fog. Snow
showers. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.WED...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ245-180230-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
437 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 25 kt becoming E 15 kt. Seas 6 ft subsiding.
Snow showers. Vsby less than 1 nm. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 2 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.WED...E winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Oct 17


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