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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFG

FZAK51 PAFG 171315
CWFNSB

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
515 AM AKDT Thu Aug 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.

PKZ298-180215-
515 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST

The low just west of Point Hope continues to move south and is
anticipated to move to the Seward Peninsula as a 1000 mb low by
4pm today, then move inland. A 995 mb low over the eastern Brooks
Range will move over the eastern North Slope of Alaska today and
weaken to a 997 mb low over the Beaufort Sea tonight.



PKZ225-180215-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
515 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

TODAY
SW winds 15 kt becoming NW. Seas 4 ft. Fog.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.

FRI
N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.

FRI NIGHT
N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.

SAT
N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.

SAT NIGHT
N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

SUN
S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

MON
NW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. 



PKZ230-180215-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
515 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

TODAY
S winds 10 kt becoming W. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

FRI
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

SAT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. 



PKZ235-180215-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
515 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

TODAY
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.

TONIGHT
E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

FRI
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

SAT
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

SAT NIGHT
NW winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
SE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



PKZ240-180215-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
515 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

TODAY
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

FRI
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

SAT
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. 



PKZ245-180215-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
515 AM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

TODAY
E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft subsiding. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.

TONIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

FRI
N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

FRI NIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

SAT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

SAT NIGHT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

SUN
E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

MON
E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. 



Aug 17