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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
338 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 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.

PKZ298-030245-
338 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA TODAY.
A 1026 MB HIGH WILL FORM 200 MILES NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT
TONIGHT WITH A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE PERSISTING WESTWARD ACROSS
THE BEAUFORT SEA.



$$

PKZ225-030245-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
338 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WINDS LOCALLY 25 KT NEAR CAPE LISBURNE
THIS MORNING. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ230-030245-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
338 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ235-030245-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
338 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 2
FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ240-030245-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
338 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ245-030245-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
338 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

RF/DJH SEP 15



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