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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
326 PM AKST WED FEB 22 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.

PKZ298-231500-
326 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 953 MB LOW IN THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO THE GULF OF
ANADYR BY FRI MORNING AT 994 MB. THE ASSOCIATED WEATHER FRONT WILL
MOVE NE OVER THE BERING SEA TONIGHT MOVING INTO THE ARCTIC AND
OVER MAINLAND ALASKA THU. TWO MORE WEATHER FRONTS WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA FRI AND SAT.

$$

PKZ225-231500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
326 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ230-231500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
326 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SNOW.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ235-231500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
326 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PKZ240-231500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
326 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PKZ245-231500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
326 PM AKST WED FEB 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

SDB FEB 17


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