Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
249 PM AKST FRI NOV 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.

PKZ298-291500-
249 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA AND THE NORTHERN
CHUKCHI SEA WILL PERSIST FRIDAY NIGHT...THEN BEGIN TO WEAKEN AND
MOVE SOUTH ON SATURDAY AS A WEAK WEATHER FRONT MOVES SOUTH OVER
THE NORTHERN BEAUFORT SEA. ON SUNDAY...THE WEATHER FRONT WILL
STILL BE WELL OFFSHORE...AND THE RIDGE WILL LIE INLAND OVER THE
ARCTIC SLOPE AND WESTWARD TO NEAR WRANGEL ISLAND.

$$

PKZ225-291500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
249 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ230-291500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
249 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ235-291500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
249 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-291500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
249 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ245-291500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
249 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

DJH/DA NOV 14



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