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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
620 AM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

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.

PKZ298-210330-
620 AM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 970 mb low near Anadyr will Cape Navarin will move to 200 nm
northwest of Cape Lisburne as a 989 mb low by 3pm Tue, and to 300
nm north of Prudhoe Bay as a 1000 mb low by 3pm Wed. Another low
south of Shemya will move to the Central Bering Sea this afternoon.
to near Provideniya as a 1006 mb low by 3pm Wed, and over the
Interior of Alaska Thu.

$$

PKZ225-210330-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
620 AM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.TODAY...S winds 50 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 25 kt.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...NW winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 5 kt.

$$

PKZ230-210330-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
620 AM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...S winds 40 kt increasing to 45 kt. Blowing snow. Snow.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 25 kt.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt.
.THU...W winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ235-210330-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
620 AM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.TODAY...S winds increasing to 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ240-210330-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
620 AM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.TODAY...SW winds increasing to 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU...NW winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 30 kt.
.SAT...W winds 30 kt.

$$

PKZ245-210330-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
620 AM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.TODAY...SE winds 10 kt becoming W 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.WED...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU...W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 35 kt.
.SAT...W winds 45 kt.

$$

Feb 18


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