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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFG 302244 CCA
CWFNSB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
244 PM AKDT SAT AUG 30 2014

CORRECTED SYNOPSIS

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-
244 PM AKDT SAT AUG 30 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST

A 993 MB LOW CENTERED 300 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF BARROW WILL
REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH SUN AFTERNOON. A WEAKENING
WEATHER FRONT EXTENDING FROM THE LOW CENTER TO NEAR DEADHORSE WILL
MOVE NORTHEASTWARD INTO THE BEAUFORT SEA BY SUN AFTERNOON.



PKZ225-311230-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
244 PM AKDT SAT AUG 30 2014

TONIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT SEAS 7 FT. FOG.

MON
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.

MON NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

WED
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

THU
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



PKZ230-311230-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
244 PM AKDT SAT AUG 30 2014

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 05 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

MON
NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

TUE
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

WED
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 



PKZ235-311230-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
244 PM AKDT SAT AUG 30 2014

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

MON
VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING NE 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 



PKZ240-311230-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
244 PM AKDT SAT AUG 30 2014

TONIGHT
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

MON
S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WED
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

THU
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 



PKZ245-311230-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
244 PM AKDT SAT AUG 30 2014

TONIGHT
SE 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

MON
SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

WED
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

THU
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. 



RF/ET AUG 14