Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
155 PM AKST THU DEC 25 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.

PKZ298-261215-
155 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1019 MB HIGH CENTERED 50 MILES NORTH OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL
BUILD TO A 1037 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER THE CENTRAL ARCTIC COAST
BY SAT MORNING. BY SAT EVENING THE HIGH WILL BUILD TO A 1042 MB
CENTER OVER THE YUKON TERRITORY AND THE NEARBY OFFSHORE WATERS.
LOW PRESSURE OVER THE ALASKA INTERIOR WILL DISSIPATE BY LATE FRI
NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE WEST.

$$

PKZ225-261215-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
155 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ230-261215-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
155 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ235-261215-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
155 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-261215-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
155 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SNOW.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SNOW.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-261215-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
155 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

RF/RM DEC 14


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