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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
235 PM AKST TUE JAN 24 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.

PKZ298-251500-
235 PM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS SW FROM A 1017 MB HIGH OVER THE
CANADIAN ARCHIPELAGO ACROSS THE OFFSHORE WATERS TO WRANGEL
ISLAND. THE RIDGE WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY BUT DRIFT JUST N
OF THE OFFSHORE WATERS AS LOW PRESSURE OVER MAINLAND ALASKA
PUSHES N.

$$

PKZ225-251500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
235 PM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.WED...NE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ230-251500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
235 PM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ235-251500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
235 PM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-251500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
235 PM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-251500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
235 PM AKST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

JAN 17



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