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000
FZAK80 PAFC 242333
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
232 PM AKDT MONDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...SATURDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LARGE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL PASS FROM THE
BERING SEA OVER TO THE GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER MUCH OF THE CHUKCHI SEA AND BEAUFORT SEA
THROUGH SATURDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-
PKZ500-WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ230-CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
PKZ225-CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
PKZ215-KOTZEBUE SOUND-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM NEAR WALES TO 67.0N 164.8W TO 68.4N
167.3W TO 70.9N 165.4W TO 72.1N 168.4W TO 72.3N 175.4W TO 71.2N
175.1W AND CONTINUES INTO THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE RANGES
FROM OPEN WATER TO 9 TENTHS NEW AND YOUNG SEA ICE.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...EASTERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY. AFTER A BRIEF
PERIOD OF SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS ON THURSDAY...FLOW WILL RETURN TO
BEING EASTERLY THROUGH SATURDAY. THE OVERALL ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED TO
SHIFT 25 TO 40 NM TO THE WEST-SOUTHWEST THROUGH SATURDAY. ICE ALONG
THE WEST COAST OF ALASKA WILL LIKELY EXPAND UP TO 15 MILES FROM THE
COAST THROUGH SATURDAY.

-BEAUFORT SEA-
PKZ505-CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ510-EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ235-POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
PKZ240-CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
PKZ245-FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

ICE COVERED.

-BERING SEA-
PKZ200-NORTON SOUND-
PKZ210-DALL POINT TO WALES-
PKZ180-KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES UP TO 25 NM OFF THE ALASKA WEST COAST FROM
THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA TO NORTON SOUND.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...NORTHEASTERLY FLOW
WILL BECOME SOUTHEAST TUESDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST OVER MUCH OF THE
ALASKA WEST COAST OF THE BERING SEA THROUGH SATURDAY. THE OFFSHORE
FLOW AND COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO AID IN NEW SEA ICE
FORMATION FROM THE ALASKA COAST NEAR NUNIVAK ISLAND UP TO NORTON
SOUND THROUGH TUESDAY...THEN AS WARMER AIR MOVES NORTHWARD SEA ICE
ALONG THE ALASKA COAST WILL LIKELY CEASE GROWING BUT WILL MOVE
NORTHWARD UP TO 20 NM THROUGH SATURDAY.



000
FZAK80 PAFC 242333
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
232 PM AKDT MONDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...SATURDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LARGE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL PASS FROM THE
BERING SEA OVER TO THE GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER MUCH OF THE CHUKCHI SEA AND BEAUFORT SEA
THROUGH SATURDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-
PKZ500-WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ230-CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
PKZ225-CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
PKZ215-KOTZEBUE SOUND-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM NEAR WALES TO 67.0N 164.8W TO 68.4N
167.3W TO 70.9N 165.4W TO 72.1N 168.4W TO 72.3N 175.4W TO 71.2N
175.1W AND CONTINUES INTO THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE RANGES
FROM OPEN WATER TO 9 TENTHS NEW AND YOUNG SEA ICE.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...EASTERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY. AFTER A BRIEF
PERIOD OF SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS ON THURSDAY...FLOW WILL RETURN TO
BEING EASTERLY THROUGH SATURDAY. THE OVERALL ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED TO
SHIFT 25 TO 40 NM TO THE WEST-SOUTHWEST THROUGH SATURDAY. ICE ALONG
THE WEST COAST OF ALASKA WILL LIKELY EXPAND UP TO 15 MILES FROM THE
COAST THROUGH SATURDAY.

-BEAUFORT SEA-
PKZ505-CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ510-EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ235-POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
PKZ240-CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
PKZ245-FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

ICE COVERED.

-BERING SEA-
PKZ200-NORTON SOUND-
PKZ210-DALL POINT TO WALES-
PKZ180-KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES UP TO 25 NM OFF THE ALASKA WEST COAST FROM
THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA TO NORTON SOUND.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...NORTHEASTERLY FLOW
WILL BECOME SOUTHEAST TUESDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST OVER MUCH OF THE
ALASKA WEST COAST OF THE BERING SEA THROUGH SATURDAY. THE OFFSHORE
FLOW AND COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO AID IN NEW SEA ICE
FORMATION FROM THE ALASKA COAST NEAR NUNIVAK ISLAND UP TO NORTON
SOUND THROUGH TUESDAY...THEN AS WARMER AIR MOVES NORTHWARD SEA ICE
ALONG THE ALASKA COAST WILL LIKELY CEASE GROWING BUT WILL MOVE
NORTHWARD UP TO 20 NM THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$


000
FZAK80 PAFC 242333
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
232 PM AKDT MONDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...SATURDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LARGE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL PASS FROM THE
BERING SEA OVER TO THE GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER MUCH OF THE CHUKCHI SEA AND BEAUFORT SEA
THROUGH SATURDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-
PKZ500-WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ230-CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
PKZ225-CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
PKZ215-KOTZEBUE SOUND-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM NEAR WALES TO 67.0N 164.8W TO 68.4N
167.3W TO 70.9N 165.4W TO 72.1N 168.4W TO 72.3N 175.4W TO 71.2N
175.1W AND CONTINUES INTO THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE RANGES
FROM OPEN WATER TO 9 TENTHS NEW AND YOUNG SEA ICE.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...EASTERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY. AFTER A BRIEF
PERIOD OF SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS ON THURSDAY...FLOW WILL RETURN TO
BEING EASTERLY THROUGH SATURDAY. THE OVERALL ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED TO
SHIFT 25 TO 40 NM TO THE WEST-SOUTHWEST THROUGH SATURDAY. ICE ALONG
THE WEST COAST OF ALASKA WILL LIKELY EXPAND UP TO 15 MILES FROM THE
COAST THROUGH SATURDAY.

-BEAUFORT SEA-
PKZ505-CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ510-EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
PKZ235-POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
PKZ240-CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
PKZ245-FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

ICE COVERED.

-BERING SEA-
PKZ200-NORTON SOUND-
PKZ210-DALL POINT TO WALES-
PKZ180-KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES UP TO 25 NM OFF THE ALASKA WEST COAST FROM
THE KUSKOKWIM DELTA TO NORTON SOUND.

FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...NORTHEASTERLY FLOW
WILL BECOME SOUTHEAST TUESDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST OVER MUCH OF THE
ALASKA WEST COAST OF THE BERING SEA THROUGH SATURDAY. THE OFFSHORE
FLOW AND COOLER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO AID IN NEW SEA ICE
FORMATION FROM THE ALASKA COAST NEAR NUNIVAK ISLAND UP TO NORTON
SOUND THROUGH TUESDAY...THEN AS WARMER AIR MOVES NORTHWARD SEA ICE
ALONG THE ALASKA COAST WILL LIKELY CEASE GROWING BUT WILL MOVE
NORTHWARD UP TO 20 NM THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$




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