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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
422 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 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.

PKZ298-200330-
422 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WITH A PRIMARY 982 MB LOW OVER SAND
POINT AND A SECONDARY 983 MB LOW OVER ST LAWRENCE ISLAND WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE TO THE NORTH AND WILL BE SOUTH OF THE BERING
STRAIT AND OVER NEAR NORTON SOUND SUNDAY EVENING. THE LOWS WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTH INTO THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA AND BERING
STRAIT MONDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE HIGH
ARCTIC.

$$

PKZ225-200330-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
422 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ230-200330-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
422 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ235-200330-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
422 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-200330-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
422 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-200330-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
422 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

CCC/RM APR 15


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