Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
513 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015


AKZ202-282000-
/O.EXT.PAFG.CF.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150828T2000Z/
NORTHERN ARCTIC COAST-
INCLUDING...BARROW...ALAKTAK...PITT POINT...NULAVIK
513 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKDT TODAY...

THE COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKDT TODAY.

* WAVES AND SURF...SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET BREAKING OFFSHORE AND
  FORCING WATER ASHORE.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS GUSTING AROUND 35 MPH TURNING SOUTHWEST BY
  NOON. WINDS GRADUALLY DIMINISHING.

* TIMING...THE STORM SURGE PEAKED THURSDAY EVENING AND WILL
  CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH.

* LOCATION...BARROW.

* IMPACTS...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS OCCURRING. MOST ROADS NEAR
  THE SHORE ARE CLOSED. BERMS NEAR THE COAST ARE BEING REBUILT
  DUE TO THE STORM SURGE. WATER IS BEING PUSHED UP TO THE TOP OF
  THE BEACH AND CAUSING BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT RISING SEA WATER THAT CAUSES
FLOODING IS EXPECTED. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD
BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE ACTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY.

&&

$$

AKZ201-282000-
/O.CON.PAFG.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150828T2000Z/
WESTERN ARCTIC COAST-
INCLUDING...WAINWRIGHT...ATQASUK...POINT LAY...CAPE LISBURNE
513 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKDT TODAY...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKDT TODAY.

* WAVES AND SURF...WILL PUSH WATER UP TO THE TOP OF THE BEACH
  AND CAUSE BEACH EROSION.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE THROUGH NOON FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION IS
EXPECTED. PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

$$

AKZ207-282000-
/O.CON.PAFG.SU.Y.0003.150829T1400Z-150830T2000Z/
CHUKCHI SEA COAST-
INCLUDING...POINT HOPE...SHISHMAREF...KIVALINA...ESPENBERG
513 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO
NOON AKDT SUNDAY...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO NOON
AKDT SUNDAY.

* LOCATION...THE NORTHERN SEWARD PENINSULA COAST FROM SHISHMAREF
  WEST. THIS INCLUDES THE VILLAGE OF SHISHMAREF.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 20 TO 30
  MPH SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH NOON SUNDAY BEFORE
  BEGINNING TO DIMINISH.

* WAVES AND SURF...SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET BREAKING OFFSHORE. A STORM
  SURGE OF ABOUT 1 FOOT IS EXPECTED.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY
  MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE
  BEGINNING TO SUBSIDE SLOWLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION IS
EXPECTED. PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

$$



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