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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
315 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 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.

PKZ298-251500-
315 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1012 MB LOW NEAR POINT THOMSON WILL MOVE EAST TOWARDS MACKENZIE
BAY TONIGHT. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE
BROOKS RANGE AND ARCTIC COAST THROUGH SAT AFTERNOON. A LOW IN THE
WESTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE N AND OVER THE CHUKOTSK PENINSULA SAT
AND THEN INTO THE CHUKCHI SEA BY SAT NIGHT.

$$

PKZ225-251500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
315 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ230-251500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
315 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 45 KT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ235-251500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
315 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-251500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
315 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SNOW.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.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 20 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ245-251500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
315 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SNOW.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT.

$$

LTH/BJB FEB 17


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