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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 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.

PKZ298-141515-
224 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
High pressure extending from the high Arctic to the Banks Island
will persist through Thu. A 993mb low in the Bering Sea will move
tonight tightening the gradient along the the Arctic Coast
resulting in strong easterly winds. The low will dissipate
Thursday afternoon.

$$

PKZ225-141515-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
224 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Freezing rain. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.THU...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 30 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 25 kt.
.MON...E winds 35 kt.

$$

PKZ230-141515-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
224 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 15 kt.
.MON...E winds 25 kt.

$$

PKZ235-141515-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
224 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...NE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt.
.MON...E winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ240-141515-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
224 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 10 kt.
.MON...W winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ245-141515-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
224 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SUN...N winds 10 kt.
.MON...W winds 10 kt.

$$

Dec 17



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