Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
000
FZAK51 PAFG 022354
CWFNSB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
254 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 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.

PKZ298-031230-
254 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH EXTENDING FROM NEAR BANKS ISLAND SOUTHWEST
INTO THE NORTHERN YUKON WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST TONIGHT AS A
1028 MB HIGH OVER EASTERN SIBERIA BUILDS RAPIDLY TO THE EAST
EXTENDING OVER THE NORTH SLOPE AND WESTERN ALASKA BY SATURDAY.
THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND EASTWARD TO THE
MCKENZIE DELTA AND CENTRAL ALASKA AND BUILD TO 1048 MB BY SUNDAY.

$$

PKZ225-031230-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
254 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ230-031230-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
254 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ235-031230-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
254 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-031230-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
254 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PKZ245-031230-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
254 PM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

CCC/RM DEC 16



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.