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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFG 302228
CWFNSB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
228 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 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.

PKZ298-311230-
228 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA WILL WEAKEN THROUGH FRI. A
1003 MB LOW JUST NORTH OF EASTERN SIBERIA WILL MOVE TO 500 NM
NORTHWEST OF BARROW BY 4PM THU AS A 1005 MB LOW...TO 250 NM NORTH
OF BARROW AS A 1006 MB LOW BY 4PM FRI...AND TO 300 NM NORTHEAST
OF BARTER ISLAND AS A 1010 MB LOW BY 4PM SAT.



PKZ225-311230-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
228 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

TONIGHT
S WINDS 25 KT. GUSTS 40 KT NEAR CAPE LISBURNE.
SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

THU
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

FRI
W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 



PKZ230-311230-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
228 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. FOG.

THU
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

FRI
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



PKZ235-311230-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
228 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.

THU
S WINDS 20 KT. FOG.

THU NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 KT. FOG.

FRI
W WINDS 20 KT. FOG...RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT.

SAT
NW WINDS 20 KT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 KT.

SUN
E WINDS 15 KT.

MON
S WINDS 15 KT. 



PKZ240-311230-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
228 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS TO 2 FT. FOG.

THU
SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.

THU NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



PKZ245-311230-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
228 PM AKDT WED JUL 30 2014

TONIGHT
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.

THU
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.

THU NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.

FRI
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. RAIN.

SAT
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



JUL 14