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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
225 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

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.

PKZ298-231330-
225 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 997 MB LOW OVER THE WESTERN BROOKS RANGE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST OF
BARROW LATE MONDAY NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE NORTHEAST TO THE BEAUFORT
SEA TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE SOUTH CHUKCHI
SEA BEHIND THE LOW. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE SOUTH
CHUKCHI SEA TUESDAY NIGHT AND BE NORTH OF BARROW WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. THIS SECOND LOW WILL CONTINUE EAST TO THE BEAUFORT SEA
THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS RAPIDLY FROM THE WEST.

$$

PKZ225-231330-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
225 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT. FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ230-231330-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
225 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ235-231330-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
225 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ240-231330-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
225 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ245-231330-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
225 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

DA/NS SEP 14


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