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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 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.

PKZ298-130315-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC COAST WILL
PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEATHER FRONT STRETCHING FROM THE
WESTERN INTERIOR AND NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA WILL PERSIST INTO
SATURDAY. A 998 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR POINT HOPE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ225-130315-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ230-130315-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ235-130315-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-130315-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-130315-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
309 AM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

RF/DA FEB 16



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