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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
203 PM AKST SAT FEB 28 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.

PKZ298-011500-
203 PM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1000 MB LOW NEAR POINT BARROW WILL MOVE EAST TO 250 NM NORTH OF
DEMARCATION POINT THIS EVENING THEN TO ABOUT BANKS ISLAND BY 9 AM
SUN. HIGH PRESSURE CURRENTLY AROUND 1030 MB OVER THE EASTERN
BERING SEA WILL FILL IN BEHIND AND STRENGTHEN TO 1042 MB OVER
MAINLAND ALASKA BY SUN MORNING.

$$

PKZ225-011500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
203 PM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT BECOMING 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. BLOWING
SNOW.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SNOW.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ230-011500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
203 PM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. BLOWING
SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ235-011500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
203 PM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 30 KT BECOMING 20 KT AFTER NOON. BLOWING SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-011500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
203 PM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 45 KT BECOMING W. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 40 KT BECOMING 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. BLOWING
SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-011500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
203 PM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 65 KT THIS EVENING.
BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 55 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

ET/CF/SDB FEB 15


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