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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
312 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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.

PKZ298-241415-
312 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 985 mb low currently sits near 83N 178E with a trough extending
to Wrangel Island. A surface ridge stretches from the Chukotsk
Peninsula south into Bristol Bay. This ridge combined with the
aforementioned low will will create a tight pressure gradient
across the Chukchi Sea Coast on Saturday. The pressure gradient
will relax on Sunday with the low moving to the north and surface
high building northward across the state.

$$

PKZ225-241415-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
312 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Fog.
.SAT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...S winds 5 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ230-241415-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
312 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Fog.
.SAT...SW winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 5 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ235-241415-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
312 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW winds 30 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 35 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 35 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt.
.MON...E winds 10 kt.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt.
.WED...S winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ240-241415-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
312 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt.
.MON...SE winds 10 kt.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt.
.WED...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ245-241415-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
312 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Fog.
.SAT...SW winds 15 kt. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 kt.
.SUN...W winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 kt.
.MON...SE winds 15 kt.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt.
.TUE...E winds 10 kt.
.WED...W winds 10 kt.

$$

Jun 17



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