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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
415 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 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.

PKZ298-190315-
415 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A low pressure trough from Inuvik to Deadhorse will move inland
tonight. A trough stretching from Point Lay to Denali will weaken
today. A 995 mb low just west of Anadyr will move over the
Chukotsk Peninsula as a 985 mb low by 3pm Sat, to the Bering
Strait as a 980 mb low by 3am Sun, to Sparrevohn as a 994 mb low
by 3pm Sun. A second strong low will move from the western Bering
to near Anadyr on Mon and over the southern Chukchi Sea Tue.

$$

PKZ225-190315-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
415 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 15 kt increasing to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing
fog. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 40 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog and blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ230-190315-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
415 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 15 kt increasing to 35 kt. Seas building to 7
ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ235-190315-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
415 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S winds 10 kt becoming east 20 kt. Seas building to 3
ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ240-190315-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
415 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt becoming E 10 kt. Freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 kt.
.MON...S winds 10 kt.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt.
.WED...E winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ245-190315-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
415 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt.
.MON...NE winds 10 kt.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt.
.WED...E winds 20 kt.

$$

Nov 17



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