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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
415 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

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.

PKZ298-310415-
415 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
1045 MB HIGH REMAINS OVER MAINLAND ALASKA. A 997 MB LOW 250 NM
NORTHWEST OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE NE TO 77 N 150 W BY SAT
MORNING. A WARM FRONT EXTENDING SOUTHWEST FROM THE LOW WILL MOVE
FROM THE NORTHWEST COAST TO BARROW LATE THIS MORNING...THEN
PRUDHOE BAY BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON...AND EXITING THE AREA SAT
MORNING.

$$

PKZ225-310415-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
415 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 45 KT BECOMING SW 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ230-310415-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
415 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 45 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ235-310415-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
415 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ240-310415-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
415 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ245-310415-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
415 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 KT.

$$

SDB/NTS JAN 15


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