Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
153 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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.

PKZ298-301300-
153 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 992 MB LOW BY BARROW WILL DRIFT SOUTH AND WEAKEN OVERNIGHT INTO
A TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN ARCTIC COAST EXTENDING FROM A COMPLEX
LOW OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP FROM THE
MACKENZIE DELTA NORTHWEST INTO THE EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA SUN INTO
MON. MEANWHILE...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WESTERN
AND CENTRAL ARCTIC COAST...AND EASTERN CHUKCHI SEA MON.

$$

PKZ225-301300-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
153 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ230-301300-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
153 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ235-301300-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
153 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ240-301300-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
153 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ245-301300-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
153 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

ET/DA AUG 15


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