Arctic Coastal Waters Forecast


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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
226 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 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.

PKZ298-171215-
226 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A WEATHER FRONT STRETCHING FROM THE YUKON DELTA TO KOTZEBUE TO
BARTER ISLAND WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NORTHWEST AND WEAKEN THROUGH THU. 
HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC COAST OF ALASKA AND OVER
NORTHEAST RUSSIA WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRI. A LOW IN BRISTOL BAY
WILL PERSIST THROUGH WED. A STRONG LOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE GULF
OF ALASKA THU.

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PKZ225-171215-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
226 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG. RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  

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PKZ230-171215-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
226 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  

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PKZ235-171215-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
226 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  

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PKZ240-171215-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
226 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  

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PKZ245-171215-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
226 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  

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