Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
207 PM AKST MON JAN 23 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.

PKZ298-241500-
207 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AROUND A 985 MB LOW WILL REMAIN OVER
THE WESTERN HIGH ARCTIC. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ARCTIC
OFFSHORE WATERS WITH A 1018 MB CENTER OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST. THE HIGH WILL MOVE NE INTO THE
CANADIAN ARCHIPELAGO AND THE RIDGING WILL RETREAT TO THE EAST WITH
A TROUGH DEVELOPING OVER THE WESTERN ARCTIC TUE.

$$

PKZ225-241500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
207 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ230-241500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
207 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ235-241500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
207 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-241500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
207 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ245-241500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
207 PM AKST MON JAN 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

JAN 17



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