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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
154 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

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.

PKZ298-241515-
154 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 988 mb low near Barrow will move SE to the Brooks Range by Fri
afternoon before merging with a low in the Canadian Archipelago.A
ridge of high pressure will move to the Western Arctic by Fri
afternoon, then move E across the Arctic as a low pressure system
and weather front move to the Western Arctic Sat.


$$

PKZ225-241515-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
154 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ230-241515-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
154 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt decreasing to 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Freezing fog. Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ235-241515-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
154 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding. Freezing fog. Snow
showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ240-241515-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
154 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 5 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt.
.MON...SW winds 10 kt.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ245-241515-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
154 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt.
.MON...E winds 15 kt.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt.

$$

Nov 17



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