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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
307 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 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.

PKZ298-191430-
307 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
Trough of low pressure over the western Brooks Range will weaken
and slide to the south to cross the Seward Peninsula on Sat and
into Interior Alaska Sat night. A 992 mb low near 77.2N 145.4W in
the Beaufort Sea will continue to move north to around 83N 154W by
Sat evening. Weak high pressure over northern Siberia will drift
east to be over the Bering and Chuckchi Sea by Sat.

$$

PKZ225-191430-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
307 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt increasing to 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.MON...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ230-191430-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
307 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ235-191430-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
307 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft. Fog.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ240-191430-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
307 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ245-191430-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
307 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

NTS/DJH Aug 17



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