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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
251 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

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.

PKZ298-021400-
251 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
THE 1012 MB LOW THAT WAS NORTH OF CAPE LISBURNE AT 4AM THIS
MORNING IS MAINLY ALOFT EAST OF BARROW...BUT WILL REDEVELOP AS
A 1014 MB SURFACE LOW NORTH OF KAKTOVIK EARLY THIS EVENING. THAT
LOW WILL THEN MOVE NORTHEAST OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA. ANOTHER WEAK
LOW ABOUT 300 NM NORTH OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST
TO BE ABOUT 60 NM WEST OF WAINWRIGHT AT 10 AM THURSDAY...THEN
MOVE ALOFT OVER THE WESTERN BROOKS RANGE AT 4 PM THURSDAY.

$$

PKZ225-021400-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
251 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING N BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING. FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ230-021400-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
251 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ235-021400-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
251 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ240-021400-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
251 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ245-021400-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
251 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING BY NOON. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

DJH/NTS OCT 14


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