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000
FZAK80 PAFC 172304
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
303 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...MONDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM THE BERING
SEA ACROSS MAINLAND ALASKA TO THE NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA WILL REMAIN
IN PLACE THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER MUCH OF
THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA AND BEAUFORT SEA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM A POINT ROUGHLY 120 NM NORTH OF BARROW
TO 74.4N 159.2W TO 76.5N 159.3W TO 74.9N 172.4W TO 74.1N 177.7E TO
73.3N 178.5W TO 72.6N 175E AND CONTINUES TO THE WEST IN THE RUSSIAN
ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE IS MAINLY OPEN WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...MODERATE EASTERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVER THE ICE EDGE THROUGH
MONDAY. THE REMAINING BELT OF ROTTING SEA ICE NEAR 74N IS EXPECTED
TO MELT OUT TO SEA ICE FREE CONDITIONS BY SATURDAY OWING TO WIND AND
WAVE ACTION. THE REMAINDER OF THE CHUKCHI SEA ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED
TO SHIFT 25 TO 40 NM TO THE WEST NORTHWEST THROUGH MONDAY WITH
STRIPS OF ICE BEING PULLED OFF WEST FACING ICE PACK EDGES.

-BEAUFORT SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF BANKS ISLAND NEAR
72.7N 125W TO 71.3N 138.2W TO 73.6N 149.3W TO 72.8N 153.6W TO A
POINT ROUGHLY 120 NM NORTH OF BARROW. THE ICE EDGE RANGES FROM OPEN
WATER TO 2 TENTHS FIRST YEAR MEDIUM...FIRST YEAR THIN AND OLD ICE.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE BEAUFORT SEA...MODERATE TO STRONG
EASTERLY TO NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST OVER THE ICE EDGE
THROUGH MONDAY. THE ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT 30 TO 40 NM TO THE
WEST NORTHWEST THROUGH MONDAY WITH STRIPS OF ICE BEING PULLED OFF
WEST FACING EDGES OF THE MAIN ICE PACK.



000
FZAK80 PAFC 172304
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
303 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...MONDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM THE BERING
SEA ACROSS MAINLAND ALASKA TO THE NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA WILL REMAIN
IN PLACE THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER MUCH OF
THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA AND BEAUFORT SEA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM A POINT ROUGHLY 120 NM NORTH OF BARROW
TO 74.4N 159.2W TO 76.5N 159.3W TO 74.9N 172.4W TO 74.1N 177.7E TO
73.3N 178.5W TO 72.6N 175E AND CONTINUES TO THE WEST IN THE RUSSIAN
ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE IS MAINLY OPEN WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...MODERATE EASTERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVER THE ICE EDGE THROUGH
MONDAY. THE REMAINING BELT OF ROTTING SEA ICE NEAR 74N IS EXPECTED
TO MELT OUT TO SEA ICE FREE CONDITIONS BY SATURDAY OWING TO WIND AND
WAVE ACTION. THE REMAINDER OF THE CHUKCHI SEA ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED
TO SHIFT 25 TO 40 NM TO THE WEST NORTHWEST THROUGH MONDAY WITH
STRIPS OF ICE BEING PULLED OFF WEST FACING ICE PACK EDGES.

-BEAUFORT SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF BANKS ISLAND NEAR
72.7N 125W TO 71.3N 138.2W TO 73.6N 149.3W TO 72.8N 153.6W TO A
POINT ROUGHLY 120 NM NORTH OF BARROW. THE ICE EDGE RANGES FROM OPEN
WATER TO 2 TENTHS FIRST YEAR MEDIUM...FIRST YEAR THIN AND OLD ICE.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE BEAUFORT SEA...MODERATE TO STRONG
EASTERLY TO NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST OVER THE ICE EDGE
THROUGH MONDAY. THE ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT 30 TO 40 NM TO THE
WEST NORTHWEST THROUGH MONDAY WITH STRIPS OF ICE BEING PULLED OFF
WEST FACING EDGES OF THE MAIN ICE PACK.

SCHRECK
$$


000
FZAK80 PAFC 172304
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
303 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...MONDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM THE BERING
SEA ACROSS MAINLAND ALASKA TO THE NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA WILL REMAIN
IN PLACE THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER MUCH OF
THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA AND BEAUFORT SEA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM A POINT ROUGHLY 120 NM NORTH OF BARROW
TO 74.4N 159.2W TO 76.5N 159.3W TO 74.9N 172.4W TO 74.1N 177.7E TO
73.3N 178.5W TO 72.6N 175E AND CONTINUES TO THE WEST IN THE RUSSIAN
ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE IS MAINLY OPEN WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...MODERATE EASTERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVER THE ICE EDGE THROUGH
MONDAY. THE REMAINING BELT OF ROTTING SEA ICE NEAR 74N IS EXPECTED
TO MELT OUT TO SEA ICE FREE CONDITIONS BY SATURDAY OWING TO WIND AND
WAVE ACTION. THE REMAINDER OF THE CHUKCHI SEA ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED
TO SHIFT 25 TO 40 NM TO THE WEST NORTHWEST THROUGH MONDAY WITH
STRIPS OF ICE BEING PULLED OFF WEST FACING ICE PACK EDGES.

-BEAUFORT SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF BANKS ISLAND NEAR
72.7N 125W TO 71.3N 138.2W TO 73.6N 149.3W TO 72.8N 153.6W TO A
POINT ROUGHLY 120 NM NORTH OF BARROW. THE ICE EDGE RANGES FROM OPEN
WATER TO 2 TENTHS FIRST YEAR MEDIUM...FIRST YEAR THIN AND OLD ICE.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE BEAUFORT SEA...MODERATE TO STRONG
EASTERLY TO NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST OVER THE ICE EDGE
THROUGH MONDAY. THE ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT 30 TO 40 NM TO THE
WEST NORTHWEST THROUGH MONDAY WITH STRIPS OF ICE BEING PULLED OFF
WEST FACING EDGES OF THE MAIN ICE PACK.

SCHRECK
$$



000
FZAK80 PAFC 172304
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
303 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...MONDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE STRETCHING FROM THE BERING
SEA ACROSS MAINLAND ALASKA TO THE NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA WILL REMAIN
IN PLACE THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER MUCH OF
THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA AND BEAUFORT SEA THROUGH MONDAY.

-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM A POINT ROUGHLY 120 NM NORTH OF BARROW
TO 74.4N 159.2W TO 76.5N 159.3W TO 74.9N 172.4W TO 74.1N 177.7E TO
73.3N 178.5W TO 72.6N 175E AND CONTINUES TO THE WEST IN THE RUSSIAN
ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE IS MAINLY OPEN WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...MODERATE EASTERLY TO
NORTHEASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST OVER THE ICE EDGE THROUGH
MONDAY. THE REMAINING BELT OF ROTTING SEA ICE NEAR 74N IS EXPECTED
TO MELT OUT TO SEA ICE FREE CONDITIONS BY SATURDAY OWING TO WIND AND
WAVE ACTION. THE REMAINDER OF THE CHUKCHI SEA ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED
TO SHIFT 25 TO 40 NM TO THE WEST NORTHWEST THROUGH MONDAY WITH
STRIPS OF ICE BEING PULLED OFF WEST FACING ICE PACK EDGES.

-BEAUFORT SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF BANKS ISLAND NEAR
72.7N 125W TO 71.3N 138.2W TO 73.6N 149.3W TO 72.8N 153.6W TO A
POINT ROUGHLY 120 NM NORTH OF BARROW. THE ICE EDGE RANGES FROM OPEN
WATER TO 2 TENTHS FIRST YEAR MEDIUM...FIRST YEAR THIN AND OLD ICE.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE BEAUFORT SEA...MODERATE TO STRONG
EASTERLY TO NORTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST OVER THE ICE EDGE
THROUGH MONDAY. THE ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT 30 TO 40 NM TO THE
WEST NORTHWEST THROUGH MONDAY WITH STRIPS OF ICE BEING PULLED OFF
WEST FACING EDGES OF THE MAIN ICE PACK.

SCHRECK



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