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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 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.

PKZ298-171400-
231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 991 mb low near Banks Island will move N Tue rotating W then S
to be over Point Barrow by early Thu morning at 995 mb. A rapidly
developing low 500 nm N of Point Barrow will move to 150 nm N of
Point Barrow by Tue morning at 998 mb and over the central Arctic
Plain by Tue evening. High pressure W of 160W and over the Chukchi
Sea will weaken and be pushed W as the low drops out of the
Arctic to the coast.

$$

PKZ225-171400-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas building to 4 ft. Freezing fog.
.TUE...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers. Freezing spray.
.WED...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.

$$

PKZ230-171400-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.WED...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ235-171400-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ240-171400-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding. Freezing fog.
Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ245-171400-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 30 kt becoming NE 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing
fog. Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing fog.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 2 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

SDB Oct 17



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