Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
252 AM AKST THU FEB 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.

PKZ298-240030-
252 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 965 MB LOW IN THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE NORTH TO THE
GULF OF ANADYR BY FRI MORNING AT 999 MB. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER
FRONT WILL MOVE NE OVER THE BERING STRAIT TODAY AND OVER THE
ARCTIC SLOPE TONIGHT. TWO MORE WEATHER FRONTS WILL MOVE THROUGH
THE AREA FRI AND SAT.

$$

PKZ225-240030-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
252 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 40 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ230-240030-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
252 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...NE WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ235-240030-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
252 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-240030-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
252 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING E.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ245-240030-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
252 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

CCC FEB 17


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