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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFG

FZAK51 PAFG 051212
CWFNSB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
312 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

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.

PKZ298-060300-
312 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND W OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE
WEEK FROM A 1050 MB HIGH OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA AND MACKENZIE BAY.
A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE COAST.



PKZ225-060300-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
312 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING


TODAY
S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

TUE
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

TUE NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

WED
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

THU
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



PKZ230-060300-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
312 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
SE WINDS 20 KT DECREASING TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

TUE
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED NIGHT
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. 



PKZ235-060300-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
312 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

TODAY
SE WINDS 15 KT.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 15 KT.

TUE
SE WINDS 15 KT.

TUE NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 KT.

WED
SE WINDS 10 KT.

WED NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 KT.

THU
S WINDS 10 KT.

FRI
NW WINDS 10 KT. 



PKZ240-060300-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
312 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

TODAY
E WINDS 20 KT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 20 KT.

TUE
E WINDS 20 KT.

TUE NIGHT
E WINDS 20 KT.

WED
E WINDS 20 KT.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 15 KT.

THU
E WINDS 5 KT.

FRI
W WINDS 10 KT. 



PKZ245-060300-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
312 AM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING...

TODAY
E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.

TONIGHT
E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT.

TUE
E WINDS 25 KT.

TUE NIGHT
E WINDS 25 KT.

WED
E WINDS 25 KT.

WED NIGHT
E WINDS 25 KT.

THU
SE WINDS 10 KT.

FRI
W WINDS 20 KT. 



SDB DEC 16