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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
417 AM AKDT Fri Jul 21 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.

PKZ298-220230-
417 AM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1017 mb high over the western arctic slope will move east to
center near Barter Island at 4 PM this afternoon, and continue
east thereafter. A weather front over the northwest Chukchi Sea
will move east lie from Point Lay north at 6 PM this evening, and
from Barrow north at midnight tonight. It will lie from Prudhoe
Bay north at 6 AM Saturday, and southwest from Prudhoe Bay over
the western Brooks range. Weak high pressure will build in behind
the front.

$$

PKZ225-220230-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
417 AM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S winds increasing to 25 kt this morning. Local gusts
around 45 kt near Cape Lisburne this afternoon and evening.
Seas 6 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog, rain.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SUN...S winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

$$

PKZ230-220230-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
417 AM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds increasing to 20 kt, except 25 kt west of
Icy Cape this afternoon. Seas building to 5 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.SAT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SUN...S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ235-220230-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
417 AM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

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

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt. Seas building to 4 ft.
Fog and freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog, rain.
.SAT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ240-220230-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
417 AM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog and freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.SAT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ245-220230-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
417 AM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W winds 15 kt, except 25 kt east of Barter Island.
Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.SAT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain.
.MON...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

DJH Jul 17



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