Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZAK51 PAFG 201150
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
350 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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.

PKZ298-210015-
350 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1029 MB HIGH NEAR 84N 178W WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NORTH. A 998 MB
LOW OVER THE CENTRAL INTERIOR OF ALASKA WILL DRIFT NORTHEAST AS
IT WEAKENS. THE TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE ARCTIC COAST AND
WATERS WILL BEGIN TO RELAX LATE SATURDAY AND WINDS WILL DIMINISH.

$$

PKZ225-210015-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
350 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ230-210015-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
350 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ235-210015-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
350 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG...SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG...SNOW.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ240-210015-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
350 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG...SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ245-210015-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
350 AM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

CCC/DJH SEP 14



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