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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
258 PM AKDT MON MAR 30 2015

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.

PKZ298-311400-
258 PM AKDT MON MAR 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A STRONG 1035 MB HIGH PRESSURE CENTER 500 MILES NORTH OF PRUDHOE
BAY WILL BUILD TO 1046 MB THROUGH THU WHILE DRIFTING NORTHWEST. A
1002 MB LOW NEAR KIVALINA WILL DRIFT NORTHWEST TO WRANGELL ISLAND
AND WEAKEN TO 1014 MB WED AM. BROAD LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST
OVER MAINLAND ALASKA WITH A WEAK TROUGH EXTENDING INTO THE
SOUTHERN ARCTIC PLAIN.

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PKZ225-311400-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
258 PM AKDT MON MAR 30 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.  
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.  
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.  
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.  
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT.  
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.  
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.  
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.  

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PKZ230-311400-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
258 PM AKDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.TUE...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.  
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.  
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.  
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT.  
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.  

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PKZ235-311400-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
258 PM AKDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.  
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.  
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.  
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.  
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.  
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.  

$$

PKZ240-311400-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
258 PM AKDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.  
.TUE...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.  
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.  
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.  
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.  
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.  
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.  

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PKZ245-311400-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
258 PM AKDT MON MAR 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.  
.TUE...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.  
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.  
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.  
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT.  
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.  
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.  
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.  

$$

JL/AD/LTH MAR 15


National Weather Service Anchorage Forecast Office: http://pafc.arh.noaa.gov