Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
343 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

CORRECTED SYNOPSIS

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.

PKZ298-241500-
343 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 977 MB LOW IN THE BERING SEA WILL MOVE NE TO THE GULF OF ANADYR
BY FRI MORNING AT 1003 MB. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE
NE OVER THE BERING STRAIT THIS EVENING AND THE ARCTIC SLOPE
TONIGHT WITH A 1004 MB LOW DEVELOPING OVER THE ARCTIC PLAIN EARLY
FRI AND MOVING E OVER THE ARCTIC COAST. WEAK RIDGING WILL BUILD S
OVER THE NORTHWEST COAST FRI NIGHT AND MOVE E ACROSS THE ARCTIC
THROUGH SAT.

$$

PKZ225-241500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
343 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ230-241500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
343 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ235-241500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
343 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-241500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
343 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-241500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
343 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT.

$$

SDB FEB 17



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