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FZAK51 PAFG 180006
CWFNSB

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
306 PM AKST Sat Feb 17 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.

PKZ298-181545-
306 PM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A high pressure ridge will continue to weaken and track eastward 
across the Beaufort Sea, reaching the Canadian maritimes Sunday 
evening. A 997 mb low in the central Bering will deepen to 992 mb
as it reaches the Gulf of Anadyr Sunday morning, then 994 mb near
Wrangel Island Sunday evening. A stronger 965 mb low will track 
northward through the central Bering Monday and reach the Gulf of 
Anadyr Tuesday morning.


$$

PKZ225-181545-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
306 PM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SUN...SE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.MON...SE winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. 
.TUE...S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 25 kt. 
.WED...W winds 20 kt. 
.THU...E winds 15 kt.  

$$

PKZ230-181545-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
306 PM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 kt becoming E. 
.SUN...SE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.MON...S winds 20 kt. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. 
.TUE...S winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 25 kt. 
.WED...SW winds 20 kt. 
.THU...W winds 15 kt.  

$$

PKZ235-181545-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
306 PM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. 
.SUN...SE winds 20 kt. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. 
.MON...SW winds 15 kt. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Freezing fog. 
.TUE...S winds 15 kt. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. 
.WED...W winds 20 kt. 
.THU...W winds 15 kt.  

$$

PKZ240-181545-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
306 PM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. 
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. 
.MON...W winds 15 kt. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 kt. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. 
.WED...W winds 20 kt. 
.THU...W winds 15 kt.  

$$

PKZ245-181545-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
306 PM AKST Sat Feb 17 2018
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. 
.SUN...E winds 10 kt. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. 
.MON...W winds 15 kt. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. 
.TUE...SW winds 15 kt. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. 
.WED...W winds 20 kt. 
.THU...W winds 20 kt.  

$$

Feb 18


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