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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
203 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 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.

PKZ298-221245-
203 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH FROM BARROW SOUTHEAST WILL DISSIPATE FRI. 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA WILL PERSIST
THROUGH SAT AND MOVE EAST SUN. A SECOND TROUGH IN THE WESTERN
CHUKCHI SEA WILL MOVE TO BARROW TO THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA 
BY 4PM FRI...AND TO PRUDHOE BAY TO TANANA BY 4PM SAT. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE CHUKCHI SEA SAT AND MOVE TO BARTER
ISLAND BY SUN.

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PKZ225-221245-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
203 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.TUE...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  

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PKZ230-221245-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
203 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  

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PKZ235-221245-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
203 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  

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PKZ240-221245-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
203 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  

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PKZ245-221245-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
203 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. 
.FRI...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. 
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  

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AUG 14



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