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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
408 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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.

PKZ298-280315-
408 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC COAST
SAT...THEN MOVE EAST SAT NIGHT AS A WEATHER FRONT MOVES EAST OVER
THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA. THIS WEATHER FRONT WILL LIE FROM ABOUT
POINT LAY TO BARROW AND NORTHWARD AROUND MIDNIGHT SAT NIGHT...AND
CONTINUE EASTWARD TO CROSS DEMARCATION POINT SUN AFTERNOON.  A
SMALL 1020 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE ARCTIC COAST WEST OF
KAKTOVIK SAT NIGHT.

$$

PKZ225-280315-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
408 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 KT. LOCAL GUSTS 60 KT NEAR CAPE LISBURNE.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT...TURNING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ230-280315-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
408 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 KT...EXCEPT EAST OF ICY CAPE S WINDS 15 KT
INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AROUND MIDNIGHT.
WINDS STRONGEST OFFSHORE THIS EVENING. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ235-280315-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
408 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ240-280315-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
408 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ245-280315-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
408 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT EAST OF KAKTOVIK. SEAS
4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

DJH AUG 16



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