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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFG 232218
CWFNSB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
218 PM AKDT THU OCT 23 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.

PKZ298-241330-
218 PM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST

A 1038 MB HIGH NEAR 80N 170W WILL MOVE WEST THIS EVENING. A
WEATHER FRONT EXTENDING FROM A STATIONARY 974 MB LOW OVER EASTERN
SIBERIA AND CURRENTLY OVER LOCATED OVER ST LAWRENCE ISLAND WILL
MOVE OVER THE WEST COAST THIS EVENING. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
CURRENTLY OVER THE ARCTIC PLAIN WILL DRIFT NORTH INTO THE COASTAL
WATERS FRIDAY THEN DRIFT WELL OFFSHORE FRIDAY NIGHT.



PKZ225-241330-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
218 PM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT


TONIGHT
S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG...SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT
S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 



PKZ230-241330-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
218 PM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI
S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT
SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 



PKZ235-241330-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
218 PM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI
E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI NIGHT
S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT
SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 



PKZ240-241330-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
218 PM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN
S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



PKZ245-241330-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
218 PM AKDT THU OCT 23 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

SAT
S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

MON
S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

TUE
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



CCC/LTH OCT 14