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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
219 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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.

PKZ298-241330-
219 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 997MB LOW 250NM N OF BARTER ISLAND WILL MOVE NE TO 76N 130W BY
WED AFTERNOON. A 1000MB LOW NEAR WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE TO JUST
N OF BARROW BY WED MORNING THEN BE ABSORBED BY THE LOW TO THE NE.
A 1005MB LOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA WED
AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE E THROUGH THE NEAR SHORE WATERS. A 1018MB
HIGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA THU AFTERNOON THEN DRIFT
EAST OVER THE ARCTIC COAST FRI.

$$

PKZ225-241330-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
219 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ230-241330-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
219 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
5 FT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ235-241330-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
219 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ240-241330-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
219 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ245-241330-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
219 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
NOON WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

SDB/NTS SEP 14


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