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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
423 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 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.

PKZ298-310015-
423 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH STRETCHING FROM BARROW TO NOME TO ST MATTHEW
ISLAND WILL WEAKEN TODAY. A SECOND TROUGH IN THE WESTERN CHUKCHI
SEA WILL MOVE TO BARROW TO THE BERING STRAIT FRI. A 1002 MB LOW
NEAR DENALI PARK WILL MOVE TO JUST NORTH OF BARTER ISLAND AS A
1004 MB LOW BY 4PM FRI AND THEN CONTINUE NORTH.

$$

PKZ225-310015-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
423 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ230-310015-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
423 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ235-310015-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
423 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-310015-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
423 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-310015-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
423 AM AKDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

MAR 17



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