Coastal Waters Forecast


730 
FZAK51 PAFG 162216
CWFNSB
Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
116 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 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.
PKZ298-171515-
116 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
High pressure extending SE from a 1039 mb high NE of the New 
Siberian Islands to S of Banks Island will persist across the 
Arctic into Tue as the high weakens to 1023 mb and drifts w to 
80N 150E. A Broad area of low pressure will persist over mainland
Alaska and the Chukchi Sea. A weather front will move to the
Chukchi Sea Mon and into the SW Arctic Mon night.
$$
PKZ225-171515-
Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-
116 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SUN...NE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. 
.TUE...SE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. 
.WED...S winds 25 kt. 
.THU...SE winds 30 kt.  
$$
PKZ230-171515-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
116 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SUN...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. 
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. 
.WED...S winds 20 kt. 
.THU...SE winds 20 kt.  
$$
PKZ235-171515-
Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-
116 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...
.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SUN...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. 
.MON...E winds 15 kt. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. 
.WED...E winds 15 kt. 
.THU...SE winds 15 kt.  
$$
PKZ240-171515-
Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-
116 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SUN...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. 
.MON...E winds 10 kt. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. 
.TUE...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. 
.WED...E winds 15 kt. 
.THU...S winds 15 kt.  
$$
PKZ245-171515-
Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-
116 PM AKST Sat Dec 16 2017
...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...
.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.SUN...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. 
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. 
.MON...E winds 10 kt. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. 
.TUE...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. 
.WED...E winds 15 kt. 
.THU...SE winds 15 kt.  
$$
Dec 17