Arctic Coastal Waters Forecast


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CWFNSB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
139 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 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.

PKZ298-211500-
139 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS EAST TO WEST ACROSS THE ARCTIC
OCEAN AND WILL SPREAD EAST INTO THE CANADIAN ARCHIPELAGO BY EARLY
MON. MEANWHILE...A WEAK 1008 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP 50 NM NORTH OF
BARROW LATE SUN NIGHT AND MOVE NORTH INTO THE ARCTIC OCEAN BY LATE
MON NIGHT...WITH HIGH PRESSURE FILLING IN BEHIND.

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PKZ225-211500-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
139 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. 
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. 
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. 
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. 
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT.  

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PKZ230-211500-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
139 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. 
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT. 
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. 
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. 
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. 
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.  

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PKZ235-211500-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
139 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. 
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 KT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. 
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. 
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.  

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PKZ240-211500-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
139 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. 
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. 
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. 
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 5 KT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. 
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. 
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.  

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PKZ245-211500-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
139 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. 
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. 
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. 
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. 
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. 
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.  

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ET/SDB DEC 14