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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
409 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 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.

PKZ298-220315-
409 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1041 MB HIGH CENTER NEAR 80N 178W WILL REMAIN QUASI STATIONARY
THROUGH THE WEEK AS IT WEAKENS TO 1033 MB. A BROAD AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE OVER MAINLAND ALASKA WILL SHIFT S. EASTERLY FLOW WILL
PERSIST ACROSS THE ARCTIC...BUT WEAKEN BEGINNING THU.

$$

PKZ225-220315-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
409 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ230-220315-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
409 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ235-220315-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
409 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ240-220315-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
409 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ245-220315-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
409 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

SDB/JK OCT 14


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