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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
231 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 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.

PKZ298-131230-
231 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC COAST OF ALASKA WILL
PERSIST THROUGH SUN. A 1003 MB LOW NEAR KOTZEBUE WILL MOVE TO
POINT HOPE AS A 997 MB LOW BY 3PM SAT...AND TO 100 NM NORTHWEST OF
POINT HOPE AS A 1002 MB LOW BY 3PM SUN. A WEATHER FRONT
STRETCHING FROM THE LOW TO WAINWRIGHT TO BARTER ISLAND WILL
PERSIST THROUGH SUN.

$$

PKZ225-131230-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
231 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ230-131230-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
231 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ235-131230-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
231 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

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

$$

PKZ240-131230-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
231 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

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

$$

PKZ245-131230-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
231 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

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

$$

FEB 16


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