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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
406 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 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.

PKZ298-200215-
406 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A weather front will move eastward across the Arctic today. A
1004 mb low 150 NM NE of Deadhorse will move to 350 NM NE of
Deadhorse by this evening. A ridge of high pressure will build
east across the Arctic Coast today behind the front. By early
Wednesday morning a 1024 mb high will sit over Barrow and by early
Thursday morning the high will be located 100 NM N of Deadhorse
at 1033 mb. The high will continue drifting north and east
Thursday night into Friday.

$$

PKZ225-200215-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
406 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ230-200215-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
406 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ235-200215-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
406 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ240-200215-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
406 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TODAY...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow and rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ245-200215-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
406 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt. Seas building to 4 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

Sep 17



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