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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
250 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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.

PKZ298-271430-
250 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A ridge of high pressure will persist N of 75N. A 995 mb low over
the Chukotsk Peninsula will weaken through Friday. A 997 mb low
will move E across the Bering Sea to be a 998 mb low over the
Yukon Delta Fri morning and will weaken to 1000 mb as it moves to
the Bering Strait Fri night. Troughing over the Arctic Coast will
persist through the weekend. A 1020 mb high will move S across
the Beaufort Sea Fri night and Sat with high pressure pushing over
the Eastern Arctic Coast.

$$

PKZ225-271430-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
250 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.FRI...SE winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SAT...E winds 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 kt.
.MON...SW winds 5 kt.
.TUE...N winds 5 kt.

$$

PKZ230-271430-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
250 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 15 kt.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt.
.MON...S winds 10 kt.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt.

$$

PKZ235-271430-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
250 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.MON...E winds 15 kt.
.TUE...E winds 5 kt.

$$

PKZ240-271430-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
250 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Freezing fog.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.MON...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE...NE winds 15 kt.

$$

PKZ245-271430-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
250 PM AKDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Freezing fog.
.FRI...E winds 10 kt. Freezing fog.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.MON...E winds 20 kt.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt.

$$

Apr 18



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