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FZAK51 PAFG 202136
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
136 PM AKDT SAT SEP 20 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.

PKZ298-211245-
136 PM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1029MB HIGH NEAR 86N 180 WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NORTH. A 997MB LOW
OVER THE CENTRAL INTERIOR OF ALASKA WILL DRIFT E AS IT WEAKENS. A
998MB LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR PRUDHOE BAY TONIGHT THEN MOVE NE AS IT
WEAKENS AND DISSIPATES EARLY MON. A 1005MB LOW OVER EASTERN
SIBERIA WILL MOVE TO THE NW ARCTIC COAST BY MON EVENING. THE TIGHT
PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC OFFSHORE WATERS WILL
BEGIN TO RELAX TONIGHT AND WINDS WILL DIMINISH.

$$

PKZ225-211245-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
136 PM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ230-211245-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
136 PM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ235-211245-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
136 PM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG...SNOW. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ240-211245-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
136 PM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG...SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ245-211245-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
136 PM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG...SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

SDB/RM SEP 14


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