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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
421 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 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.

PKZ298-190345-
421 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
High pressure remains over the Arctic extending SE from a 1032 mb
high near 78N 165E to S of Banks Island and will persist today.
This ridge of high pressure will be pushed N by an approaching
low pressure system and weather front that will move to the
Chukchi Sea this evening, and into the SW Arctic Mon night.

$$

PKZ225-190345-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
421 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 30 kt. Seas 4 ft building to 6 ft. Blowing snow.
Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...S winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...S winds 30 kt. Seas 15 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ230-190345-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
421 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...SE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...S winds 30 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ235-190345-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
421 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

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

.TODAY...E winds 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.WED...S winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 kt.
.THU...S winds 20 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ240-190345-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
421 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

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

.TODAY...E winds 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 20 kt.
.WED...SW winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.
.THU...SW winds 15 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ245-190345-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
421 AM AKST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...E winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.WED...SW winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 20 kt.
.THU...SW winds 15 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 15 kt.

$$

Dec 17


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