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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
144 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 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.

PKZ298-261500-
144 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A LOW IN THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE N AND OVER THE CHUKOTSK
PENINSULA SAT EVENING AND THEN INTO THE CHUKCHI SEA SUN AS A 1005
MB LOW. A TROUGH WILL EXTEND EAST FROM THIS LOW AND OVER THE
ARCTIC COAST AND BROOKS RANGE AND PERSIST INTO MON.

$$

PKZ225-261500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
144 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT BECOMING S. FREEZING FOG. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT.

$$

PKZ230-261500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
144 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ235-261500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
144 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-261500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
144 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-261500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
144 PM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT.

$$

LTH/BJB FEB 17



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