Arctic Coastal Waters Forecast


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Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
405 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 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.

PKZ298-230300-
405 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 996 mb low over Banks Island will move E as a 981 mb low drops 
SW to Banks Island by Sat morning a 970 mb. A trough will persist
over 75N as a series of fronts moves S to the Arctic coast through
the weekend. A 1011 mb high will develop over the Arctic Plain by
Sat morning.

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PKZ225-230300-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
405 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
.TODAY...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM
or less. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. 
.FRI...W winds 20 kt. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. 
.SAT...N winds 15 kt. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. 
.SUN...W winds 20 kt. 
.MON...SW winds 20 kt.  

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PKZ230-230300-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
405 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
.TODAY...NE winds 25 kt. Freezing fog. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. 
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. 
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. 
.SUN...W winds 20 kt. 
.MON...SW winds 25 kt.  

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PKZ235-230300-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
405 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018
.TODAY...NE winds 15 kt. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. 
.FRI...W winds 20 kt. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. 
.SAT...W winds 20 kt. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. 
.SUN...W winds 20 kt. 
.MON...SW winds 25 kt.  

$$

PKZ240-230300-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
405 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018
.TODAY...E winds 10 kt becoming N. Freezing fog. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. 
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SAT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. 
.SUN...W winds 25 kt. 
.MON...SW winds 25 kt.  

$$

PKZ245-230300-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
405 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018
.TODAY...W winds 5 kt. Freezing fog. 
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. 
.FRI...W winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SAT...W winds 35 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 35 kt. 
.SUN...W winds 30 kt. 
.MON...W winds 25 kt.  

$$

SDB Feb 18