Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
350 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 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.

PKZ298-220030-
350 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS FROM 700 MILES NORTH OF WRANGEL
ISLAND TO 300 MILES EAST OF BANKS ISLAND. BY MON AFTERNOON THE
RIDGE WILL EXTEND FROM 900 MILES NORTH OF BARROW TO 300 MILES EAST
OF BANKS ISLAND. A WEAK 1008 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP 150 MILES NORTH
OF ICY CAPE MON MORNING. A NARROW LOW PRESSURE TROUGH JUST SOUTH
OF THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN ARCTIC COAST WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN
TODAY AND TONIGHT.


$$

PKZ225-220030-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
350 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 30 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ230-220030-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
350 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ235-220030-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
350 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-220030-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
350 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 KT...EXCEPT W 10 KT NEAR SHORE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-220030-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
350 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 KT...EXCEPT WEST 10 KT NEAR SHORE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

RF/RM DEC 14



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