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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
208 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 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.

PKZ298-281315-
208 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A ELONGATED 985 MB LOW 250 NM NORTH OF BARROW THAT STRETCHES TO
THE AMUNDSEN GULF WILL STAY IN PLACE OVERNIGHT. THE LOW WILL
WEAKEN TO 992 MB AND MOVE TO 150 NM NORTHWEST OF BARROW ON FRIDAY.
THE LOW WILL THEN CONTINUE TO WEAKEN INTO A TROUGH EXTENDING FROM
LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN ALASKA BY SAT.

$$

PKZ225-281315-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
208 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. 
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  

$$

PKZ230-281315-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
208 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  

$$

PKZ235-281315-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
208 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. 
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  

$$

PKZ240-281315-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
208 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

$$

PKZ245-281315-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
208 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. 
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

$$

ET AUG 15


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