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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZAK51 PAFG

FZAK51 PAFG 132226
CWFNSB

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
226 PM AKDT Mon Aug 13 2018

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.

PKZ298-141415-
226 PM AKDT Mon Aug 13 2018

SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST

A 1003 mb low over Banks Island will move slowly southeast to
mainland Canada. A 1024 mb high center 350 nm NW of Wrangel
Island will drop south and expand a ridge east across the Chukchi
Sea.



PKZ225-141415-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
226 PM AKDT Mon Aug 13 2018

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT


TONIGHT
N winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Fog.

TUE
N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.

TUE NIGHT
NW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.

WED
W winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.

WED NIGHT
W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.

THU
W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

FRI
SW winds 5 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. 



PKZ230-141415-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
226 PM AKDT Mon Aug 13 2018

TONIGHT
N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.

TUE
W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.

WED
W winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.

WED NIGHT
W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.

THU
W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 kt. Seas 8 ft.

FRI
S winds 5 kt. Seas 6 ft.

SAT
NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 



PKZ235-141415-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
226 PM AKDT Mon Aug 13 2018

TONIGHT
N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft subsiding. Freezing fog and
fog.

TUE
W winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog and freezing fog.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog and freezing fog.

WED
W winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain and snow.

WED NIGHT
W winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog, snow.

THU
W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.

THU NIGHT
NW winds 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.

FRI
W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

SAT
NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. 



PKZ240-141415-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
226 PM AKDT Mon Aug 13 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 10 kt. Freezing fog and fog.

TUE
W winds 10 kt. Freezing fog.

TUE NIGHT
SW winds 20 kt. Freezing fog and fog.

WED
SW winds 25 kt. Rain and snow.

WED NIGHT
W winds 25 kt. Fog.

THU
W winds 20 kt. Fog.

THU NIGHT
W winds 20 kt.

FRI
W winds 10 kt.

SAT
NE winds 5 kt. 



PKZ245-141415-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
226 PM AKDT Mon Aug 13 2018

TONIGHT
NW winds 15 kt. Fog and freezing fog.

TUE
W winds 15 kt. Freezing fog and fog.

TUE NIGHT
W winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.

WED
SW winds 25 kt. Fog and freezing fog.

WED NIGHT
W winds 30 kt. Fog.

THU
W winds 25 kt. Fog.

THU NIGHT
W winds 20 kt.

FRI
W winds 15 kt.

SAT
W winds 10 kt. 



PROTON Aug 18