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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
547 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 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.

PKZ298-180330-
547 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A low pressure trough from Deadhorse east will weaken today.
A 1007 mb low west of Wrangel Island will move northwest today.
A low south of Adak will move to near Cape Navarin as a 992 mb low
by 3am Sun, and to near Wrangel Island as a 993 mb low by 3am Tue.
A very strong low will move north in to the central Bering Sea
Mon, to the Bering Strait Mon night, and over northwest Alaska
Tue.

$$

PKZ225-180330-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
547 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN...SE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON...SE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Freezing rain.
.TUE...SW winds 25 kt.
.WED...W winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ230-180330-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
547 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 25 kt.
.SUN...SE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON...S winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.TUE...S winds 20 kt.
.WED...SW winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ235-180330-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
547 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...SE winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SUN...SE winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.MON...SW winds 15 kt.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.TUE...S winds 15 kt.
.WED...W winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ240-180330-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
547 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...S winds 10 kt. Freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Freezing fog.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.MON...SW winds 15 kt.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt.
.TUE...SW winds 15 kt.
.WED...W winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ245-180330-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
547 AM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.MON...S winds 10 kt.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt.
.TUE...SW winds 10 kt.
.WED...W winds 20 kt.

$$

Feb 18



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