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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
152 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

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.

PKZ298-091215-
152 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
VERY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA WILL
PERSIST INTO SAT. A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH IN THE HIGH ARCTIC WILL
MOVE SOUTH TO THE EASTERN ARCTIC COAST OF ALASKA FRI EVENING AND
THEN MOVE INLAND. A SECOND TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE SOUTH
TO THE EASTERN ARCTIC COAST ON SAT PM.

$$

PKZ225-091215-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
152 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ230-091215-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
152 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ235-091215-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
152 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-091215-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
152 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-091215-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
152 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT BECOMING W.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT.

$$

DEC 16


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