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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
147 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 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.

PKZ298-141400-
147 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1040 MB HIGH NEAR 80N 155W WILL DRIFT NW THROUGH MON AS THE
RIDGE AXIS ROTATES TO LIE SE ACROSS THE ARCTIC. WEAK LOW PRESSURE
REMAINS OVER MAINLAND ALASKA. A 995 MB LOW NEAR POINT HOPE WILL
DRIFT NW TO WRANGEL ISLAND BY MON MORNING...THEN BE ABSORBED BY A
LOW THAT MOVES FROM THE WESTERN BERING SEA INTO SIBERIA.

$$

PKZ225-141400-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
147 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT BECOMING S. SNOW.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ230-141400-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
147 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ235-141400-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
147 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-141400-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
147 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-141400-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
147 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

SDB/RM FEB 16


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