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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
428 AM AKDT WED SEP 28 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.

PKZ298-290200-
428 AM AKDT WED SEP 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA WILL BECOME
STATIONARY WITH A 1016 MB CENTER 100 NM NW OF BANKS ISLAND. A
WEATHER FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE CHUKCHI SEA WILL LIE FROM A 993 MB
LOW 200 NM NW OF WRANGEL ISLAND TO MCKENZIE BAY BY WED EVENING.
THE FRONT WILL MOVE N THU AS HIGH PRESSURE OVER MAINLAND ALASKA
BUILD N ACROSS THE AREA.

$$

PKZ225-290200-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
428 AM AKDT WED SEP 28 2016

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ230-290200-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
428 AM AKDT WED SEP 28 2016

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 30 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ235-290200-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
428 AM AKDT WED SEP 28 2016

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ240-290200-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
428 AM AKDT WED SEP 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ245-290200-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
428 AM AKDT WED SEP 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

SDB SEP 16



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