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FZAK80 PAFC 262220
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
130 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...MONDAY 01 DECEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS... A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL PASS THROUGH THE
BERING SEA THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
ACROSS THE BERING SEA BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE AFOREMENTIONED LOWS
WILL PUSH THROUGH THE BERING SEA INTO THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA LATE
THIS EVENING AND AGAIN THURSDAY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST
OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE ARCTIC AND ASSOCIATED FRONT DROP SOUTH ON
SUNDAY.

-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 67.6N 165.4W TO 68.4N
167.4W TO 70.4N 166.6W TO 72.1N 170.0W TO 72.2N 175.4W TO 71.2N
175.2W TO 70.2N 179.6W AND CONTINUES INTO THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC. THE
ICE EDGE RANGES FROM OPEN WATER TO 9 TENTHS NEW AND YOUNG SEA ICE.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...MODERATE SOUTH TO
SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE
WINDS BEGIN TO BECOME LIGHT AND SHIFT TO THE EAST BY SUNDAY MORNING.
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 MONDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...MODERATE TO STRONG
SOUTH TO SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING
BEFORE WINDS BEGIN TO BECOME LIGHT AND SHIFT TO WEST BY FRIDAY
EVENING. WINDS WILL THEN BECOME MODERATE TO STRONG ONCE AGAIN FROM
THE SOUTHEAST SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. THE PERIOD
OF STRONGER LASTING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING WILL INHIBIT SIGNIFICANT
ICE GROWTH...HOWEVER NEW ICE IS STILL EXPECTED TO DEVELOP FROM THE
ALASKA COAST NEAR NUNIVAK ISLAND UP TO NORTON SOUND SUNDAY MORNING.
A STRONG LOW IN THE BERING SEA WILL BRING WARMER TEMPERATURES TOWARD
THE ALASKA COAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.
OVERALL...THE ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN NEAR STATIONARY OR
POSSIBLY MOVE NORTHWARD UP TO 10 NM.

$$




000
FZAK80 PAFC 262220
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
130 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...MONDAY 01 DECEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE.

SYNOPSIS... A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL PASS THROUGH THE
BERING SEA THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
ACROSS THE BERING SEA BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE AFOREMENTIONED LOWS
WILL PUSH THROUGH THE BERING SEA INTO THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA LATE
THIS EVENING AND AGAIN THURSDAY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST
OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE ARCTIC AND ASSOCIATED FRONT DROP SOUTH ON
SUNDAY.

-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 67.6N 165.4W TO 68.4N
167.4W TO 70.4N 166.6W TO 72.1N 170.0W TO 72.2N 175.4W TO 71.2N
175.2W TO 70.2N 179.6W AND CONTINUES INTO THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC. THE
ICE EDGE RANGES FROM OPEN WATER TO 9 TENTHS NEW AND YOUNG SEA ICE.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...MODERATE SOUTH TO
SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE
WINDS BEGIN TO BECOME LIGHT AND SHIFT TO THE EAST BY SUNDAY MORNING.
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 MONDAY FOR THE BERING SEA...MODERATE TO STRONG
SOUTH TO SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING
BEFORE WINDS BEGIN TO BECOME LIGHT AND SHIFT TO WEST BY FRIDAY
EVENING. WINDS WILL THEN BECOME MODERATE TO STRONG ONCE AGAIN FROM
THE SOUTHEAST SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. THE PERIOD
OF STRONGER LASTING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING WILL INHIBIT SIGNIFICANT
ICE GROWTH...HOWEVER NEW ICE IS STILL EXPECTED TO DEVELOP FROM THE
ALASKA COAST NEAR NUNIVAK ISLAND UP TO NORTON SOUND SUNDAY MORNING.
A STRONG LOW IN THE BERING SEA WILL BRING WARMER TEMPERATURES TOWARD
THE ALASKA COAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY.
OVERALL...THE ICE EDGE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN NEAR STATIONARY OR
POSSIBLY MOVE NORTHWARD UP TO 10 NM.





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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