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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
121 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 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.

PKZ298-181515-
121 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
High pressure remains over the Arctic extending SE from a 1032 mb
high near 78N 165E to S of Banks Island and will persist into
Mon. The ridge will be pushed offshore by an approaching low
pressure system and weather front that will move to the Chukchi
Sea Mon evening, and into the SW Arctic Mon night.

$$

PKZ225-181515-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
121 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TUE...SE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...S winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 25 kt.
.THU...SE winds 30 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 25 kt.

$$

PKZ230-181515-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
121 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TUE...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt.
.WED...S winds 20 kt.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 20 kt.
.THU...S winds 25 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 25 kt.

$$

PKZ235-181515-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
121 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.MON...E winds 20 kt.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.WED...SE winds 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 kt.
.THU...S winds 15 kt.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ240-181515-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
121 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.MON...E winds 15 kt.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.WED...S winds 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.
.THU...SW winds 15 kt.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt.

$$

PKZ245-181515-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
121 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.MON...E winds 15 kt.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.WED...SW winds 15 kt.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.THU...W winds 15 kt.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt.

$$

Dec 17



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