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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
150 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 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.

PKZ298-281400-
150 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A SURFACE TROUGH ALONG THE ARCTIC COAST FROM BARROW EAST WILL
MOVE TO ANAKTUVUK TO INUVIK BY 3PM TUE AND THEN MOVE EAST. A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE STRETCHING ACROSS INTERIOR ALASKA TO THE
CHUKCHI SEA WILL BUILD NORTH OVER THE NORTH SLOPE TONIGHT AND
PERSIST INTO THU. A WEATHER FRONT IN EASTERN RUSSIA WILL MOVE
EAST ACROSS THE CHUKCHI SEA THU PM.

$$

PKZ225-281400-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
150 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT BECOMING N.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 35 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ230-281400-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
150 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ235-281400-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
150 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-281400-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
150 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ245-281400-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
150 PM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

JAN 15



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