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FZAK51 PAFG 222342
CWFNSB

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
242 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

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.

PKZ298-231515-
242 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
980 mb low over the Chukchi sea will track near
Barrow and weaken to 991 mb by Thursday evening. A strong
968 mb low near Nunivak island will quickly track south across
the Aleutians Thursday morning. Another low pressure system will
move into the Western Bering on Saturday.

$$

PKZ225-231515-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
242 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.THU...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray. 
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray. 
.SAT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.SUN...W winds 35 kt. Seas 8 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.  

$$

PKZ230-231515-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
242 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt becoming NW 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing
fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray. 
.THU...W winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Heavy freezing spray. 
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing fog. Snow
showers. Heavy freezing spray. 
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.SUN...S winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.  

$$

PKZ235-231515-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
242 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Heavy freezing spray. 
.THU...S winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Heavy freezing spray. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray. 
.SUN...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.  

$$

PKZ240-231515-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
242 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017
.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. 
.THU...E winds 20 kt. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. 
.FRI...SW winds 20 kt. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. 
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. 
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. 
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. 
.MON...NW winds 10 kt.  

$$

PKZ245-231515-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
242 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. 
.THU...E winds 10 kt. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. 
.FRI...S winds 20 kt. 
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. 
.SAT...S winds 10 kt. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. 
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. 
.MON...NW winds 15 kt.  

$$

Nov 17


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