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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
412 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

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.

PKZ298-280015-
412 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A SURFACE TROUGH ALONG THE ARCTIC COAST FROM BARROW EAST WILL
MOVE TO ANAKTUVUK TO INUVIK BY 3PM TUE AND THEN MOVE EAST. A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE STRETCHING ACROSS INTERIOR ALASKA TO THE
CHUKCHI SEA WILL BUILD NORTH OVER THE NORTH SLOPE TONIGHT AND
PERSIST INTO THU. A STRONG FRONT IN EASTERN RUSSIA WILL MOVE EAST
ACROSS THE CHUKCHI SEA THU PM.

$$

PKZ225-280015-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
412 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 35 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ230-280015-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
412 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 30 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ235-280015-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
412 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-280015-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
412 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 KT DECREASING TO 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
VSBY LESS THAN 1 NM.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ245-280015-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
412 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 35 KT DECREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
BLOWING SNOW. VSBY LESS THAN 1 NM.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 KT.

$$

JAN 15


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