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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
305 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

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.

PKZ298-221600-
305 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 997 mb low near Provideniya will move to 60 nm north of
Shishmaref as a 1000 mb low by 3am Thu, and to 100 nm east of
Kotzebue as a 1005 mb low by 3pm Thu. This low will continue east
across the Brooks Range and weaken Thu night.

$$

PKZ225-221600-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
305 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt becoming S. Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.MON...S winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ230-221600-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
305 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 25 kt.
.MON...SW winds 25 kt.

$$

PKZ235-221600-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
305 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt becoming NE.
.THU...NW winds 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.
.MON...SW winds 25 kt.

$$

PKZ240-221600-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
305 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt and becoming SE in
the evening.
.THU...N winds 10 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 25 kt.
.SUN...W winds 25 kt.
.MON...SW winds 25 kt.

$$

PKZ245-221600-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
305 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt decreasing to 10 kt.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.FRI...W winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 35 kt.
.SUN...W winds 35 kt.
.MON...W winds 25 kt.

$$

Feb 18


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