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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
149 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 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.

PKZ298-191300-
149 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1025MB HIGH NEAR 83N 170W WILL DRIFT NORTH. A 982MB LOW OVER
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND WILL DRIFT INTO THE CENTRAL INTERIOR OF
ALASKA THROUGH SAT MORNING...THEN DRIFT NORTHEAST AS IT WEAKENS.
THE PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE ARCTIC WILL TIGHTEN FRI AND SAT
THEN RELAX ON SUN.

$$

PKZ225-191300-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
149 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ230-191300-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
149 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ235-191300-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
149 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ240-191300-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
149 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT INCREASING TO 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS INCREASING TO 8
FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT DECREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 89 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ245-191300-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
149 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT DECREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

SDB/MAK SEP 14



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