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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
154 PM AKST Wed Jan 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.

PKZ298-181500-
154 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 995 mb low will move over the Eastern Chukchi Sea with a trough
over the Arctic Coast and Chukchi Sea. The low and trough will
lift NE into the Arctic as high pressure builds E over the Arctic
Plains and Coast Thu and Fri. The low will be 200 nm N of Point
Barrow by Fri morning as a 1024 mb high develops over the Western
Arctic Plain. The low will move to 600 nm NW of Point Barrow by
Sat morning.

$$

PKZ225-181500-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
154 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
.THU...NW winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt.
.MON...N winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ230-181500-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
154 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Freezing fog. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 kt.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt.
.MON...NW winds 5 kt.

$$

PKZ235-181500-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
154 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 kt.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 10 kt.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt.
.MON...W winds 5 kt.

$$

PKZ240-181500-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
154 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. Snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.SUN...W winds 10 kt.
.MON...W winds 10 kt.

$$

PKZ245-181500-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
154 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

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

$$

SDB Jan 18



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