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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
345 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 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.

PKZ298-290300-
345 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1053 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER THE YUKON AND NORTHWEST TERRITORIES.
A 996 MB LOW NEAR THE CHUKOTSK PENINSULA WILL MOVE TO 275 NM N OF
POINT LAY AS A 995 MB LOW BY 9PM SUN...AND THEN MOVE TO 500 NM
NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT BY MON AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ225-290300-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
345 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 40 KT. FOG...SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 45 KT...DIMINISHING AROUND MIDNIGHT.
BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...N WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SNOW.
.WED...S WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ230-290300-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
345 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 40 KT...DIMINISHING TOWARD MORNING.
BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ235-290300-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
345 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-290300-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
345 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ245-290300-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
345 AM AKST SUN DEC 28 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

CF/DJH DEC 14


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