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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 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.

PKZ298-270230-
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A weak weather front stretching from a low near 80N and 155W will
continue to move east and will be located over Banks Island this
evening. A 1022 mb high pressure system over the north slope will
drift east over McKenzie Delta tonight. A 1007 mb low 500 NM west
of Wrangel Island will move northeast and deepen and will be
located 300 nm northwest of Wrangel Island as a 988 mb low
Wednesday morning. A Strong front extending south of the low will
move rapidly east over the Chukchi Sea today and tonight and will
approach the northwest coast of Alaska Wednesday night.

$$

PKZ225-270230-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ230-270230-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ235-270230-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt decreasing to 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ240-270230-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ245-270230-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...W winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

CCC Sep 17



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