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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
226 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

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.

PKZ298-281500-
226 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1007 MB LOW IN THE CENTRAL BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO JUST EAST OF
BARROW AS A 1000 MB LOW BY SAT AFTERNOON. A STRONG 1036 MB HIGH
WILL BUILD IN RAPIDLY OVER THE WEST COAST ON SAT AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

$$

PKZ225-281500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
226 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 30 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ230-281500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
226 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING NE. SNOW.
.SAT...N WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ235-281500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
226 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-281500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
226 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 50 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 45 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ245-281500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
226 PM AKST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT DECREASING TO 10 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 70 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 65 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 45 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT.

$$

CF/SDB/ET FEB 15


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