Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

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.

PKZ298-250030-
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...

A 1028 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER BANKS ISLAND WILL REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY AS A 988 MB LOW OVER EASTERN SIBERIA MOVES NORTH AND
EAST INTO THE ARCTIC OCEAN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. A RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTH OUT OF THE CENTRAL BERING SEA AND INTO
THE BERING STRAIT AND WEST COAST OF ALASKA WEDNESDAY.

$$

PKZ225-250030-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ230-250030-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ235-250030-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ240-250030-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ245-250030-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

CCC/JK AUG 16


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