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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
339 AM AKST MON MAR 2 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.

PKZ298-030345-
339 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN BEAUFORT
SEA WILL RECEDE EASTWARD INTO THE CANADIAN ARCHIPELAGO BY LATE
TONIGHT AND MOVE FARTHER EASTWARD TUE. A 1001 MB LOW NEAR THE GULF
OF ANADYR WILL DEEPEN TO A 996 MB LOW 100 MILES NORTH OF BARROW BY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL MOVE TO 250 MILES NORTH OF
DEMARCATION POINT BY NOON WED WEAKENING TO 998 MB.


$$

PKZ225-030345-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
339 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT DECREASING TO 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ230-030345-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
339 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON..

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT DECREASING TO 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ235-030345-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
339 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT BECOMING W.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-030345-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
339 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT BECOMING W 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ245-030345-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
339 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT BECOMING W 30 KT, BLOWING SNOW.
.WED...W WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

RF/LTH MAR 15


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