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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
322 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 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.

PKZ298-181430-
322 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...

Trough of low pressure over the Chukchi and western Beaufort Sea
will weaken and slide to the southeast over northwest Alaska
tonight. A 990 mb low just south of Banks Island will move to the
northwest across the Beaufort Sea to be located near 78N 146W by
Fri evening. Weak high pressure over northern Siberia will drift
east to be over the Bering and Chuckchi Sea by Sat.

$$

PKZ225-181430-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
322 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog, rain.
.FRI...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog, rain.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ230-181430-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
322 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt becoming W. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ235-181430-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
322 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.FRI...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ240-181430-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
322 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft subsiding. Fog.
.FRI...N winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ245-181430-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
322 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.FRI...NW winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

NTS/DJH Aug 17



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