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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
557 AM AKDT THU AUG 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.

PKZ298-280315-
557 AM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 984 MB LOW 200 NM NORTH OF BARROW WILL MOVE 250 NM NORTH OF
BARROW AT 4PM THU...THEN DRIFT BACK SOUTH. IT WILL WEAKEN TO
992 MB ON FRIDAY.

$$

PKZ225-280315-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
557 AM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 KT...EXCEPT 35 KT NORTH OF CAPE LISBURNE THIS
MORNING. SEAS 12 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ230-280315-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
557 AM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ235-280315-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
557 AM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ240-280315-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
557 AM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT THIS MORNING AND TO 35 KT
AFTER NOON. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ245-280315-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
557 AM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...W 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

DJH/EP AUG 15


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