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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
158 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 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.

PKZ298-231600-
158 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1017 mb high over Wrangel Island with ridging extending NE to
a 1016 mb high 500 nm N of Point Barrow will remain stationary
through the week. Low pressure will persist to the SE of the ridge
with a 1000 mb low moving N over Deadhorse Wed morning then stall
100 nm offshore through Fri morning.

$$

PKZ225-231600-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
158 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ230-231600-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
158 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ235-231600-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
158 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog and freezing fog.
.WED...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog and freezing fog.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ240-231600-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
158 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.WED...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog. Rain showers.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.THU...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ245-231600-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
158 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas building to 3 ft. Fog.
.WED...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.THU...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

LTH Aug 17



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