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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFG 172324
CWFNSB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
224 PM AKST WED DEC 17 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.

PKZ298-181430-
224 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST

A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ARCTIC IS SHIFTING NORTH
AWAY FROM THE NORTH SLOPE. WEAK LOW PRESSURE OVER ST MATTHEW
ISLAND WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AND MOVE WEST. LOW PRESSURE WILL
DEVELOP AND STRENGTHEN SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA FRIDAY.



PKZ225-181430-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
224 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
NE WINDS 30 KT.

THU
NE WINDS 20 KT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 20 KT.

FRI
NE WINDS 30 KT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 35 KT.

SAT
NE WINDS 30 KT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 25 KT.

SUN
N WINDS 25 KT.

MON
NW WINDS 20 KT. 



PKZ230-181430-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
224 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
E WINDS 30 KT.

THU
E WINDS 25 KT.

THU NIGHT
E WINDS 25 KT.

FRI
NE WINDS 25 KT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 30 KT.

SAT
NE WINDS 25 KT.

SAT NIGHT
NE WINDS 25 KT.

SUN
E WINDS 20 KT.

MON
E WINDS 15 KT. 



PKZ235-181430-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
224 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

TONIGHT
E WINDS 20 KT.

THU
E WINDS 15 KT.

THU NIGHT
E WINDS 15 KT.

FRI
E WINDS 20 KT.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 30 KT.

SAT
E WINDS 30 KT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 30 KT.

SUN
E WINDS 25 KT.

MON
E WINDS 20 KT. 



PKZ240-181430-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
224 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 20 KT.

THU
NE WINDS 10 KT.

THU NIGHT
E WINDS 15 KT.

FRI
E WINDS 25 KT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 30 KT.

SAT
E WINDS 35 KT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 35 KT.

SUN
E WINDS 30 KT.

MON
E WINDS 25 KT. 



PKZ245-181430-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
224 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

TONIGHT
E WINDS 20 KT.

THU
NE WINDS 15 KT.

THU NIGHT
E WINDS 15 KT.

FRI
E WINDS 25 KT.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 30 KT.

SAT
E WINDS 35 KT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 35 KT.

SUN
E WINDS 35 KT.

MON
E WINDS 25 KT. 



ET/BB/NS DEC 14