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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFG

FZAK51 PAFG 271228
CWFNSB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
428 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 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.

PKZ298-280330-
428 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST

A WEAK 1001 MB LOW NEAR BARROW WILL MOVE NORTH TO BE 997 MB
CENTERED 600 NM NORTH OF BARROW BY LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. A WEAK
1001 MB LOW CENTERED 150 NM SOUTHWEST OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE
TO NEAR PRUDHOE BAY BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.



PKZ225-280330-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
428 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

TODAY
N WINDS 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG...
RAIN.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG...RAIN.

THU
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 



PKZ230-280330-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
428 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. FOG... RAIN.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

THU NIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

SUN
SW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 



PKZ235-280330-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
428 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

TODAY
NW WINDS 10 KT. FOG.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT. FOG.

THU
E WINDS 10 KT. FOG.

THU NIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT.

FRI
W WINDS 15 KT.

FRI NIGHT
W WINDS 15 KT.

SAT
W WINDS 20 KT.

SUN
S WINDS 30 KT. 



PKZ240-280330-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
428 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

TODAY
S WINDS 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.

THU
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG...RAIN.

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

FRI
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 



PKZ245-280330-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
428 AM AKDT WED JUL 27 2016

TODAY
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

TONIGHT
SE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 2 FT.

THU
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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

FRI
W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 



RF/DJH JUL 16