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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
351 AM AKST THU JAN 29 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.

PKZ298-300400-
351 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND W TO E ACROSS THE NORTHERN
HALF OF MAINLAND ALASKA. A RAPIDLY MOVING WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE
TO THE CHUKCHI SEA THIS EVENING THEN TO THE NORTHWEST COAST OF
ALASKA BY FRI MORNING. THE FRONT WILL MOVE TO BANKS ISLAND BY
SAT MORNING WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN BEHIND THE FRONT.

$$

PKZ225-300400-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
351 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...S WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ230-300400-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
351 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...S WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ235-300400-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
351 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ240-300400-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
351 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ245-300400-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
351 AM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

SDB/NTS JAN 15



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