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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
400 AM AKST SUN FEB 14 2016

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.

PKZ298-150400-
400 AM AKST SUN FEB 14 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1040 MB HIGH NEAR 81N 165W WILL DRIFT NORTHWEST THROUGH MONDAY
AS THE RIDGE AXIS ROTATES TO LIE SE ACROSS THE ARCTIC. WEAK LOW
PRESSURE REMAINS OVER MAINLAND ALASKA. A 997 MB LOW 100 NM
NORTHWEST OF POINT HOPE WILL DRIFT TO NORTHWEST OF WRANGEL ISLAND
AND BE ABSORBED BY A LOW THAT MOVES FROM SIBERIA.

$$

PKZ225-150400-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
400 AM AKST SUN FEB 14 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ230-150400-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
400 AM AKST SUN FEB 14 2016

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ235-150400-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
400 AM AKST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-150400-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
400 AM AKST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ245-150400-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
400 AM AKST SUN FEB 14 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

DA/RF FEB 16



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