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000
FZAK80 PAFC 130048
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
325 PM AKDT FRIDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...WEDNESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH.

SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE ARCTIC WILL EXTEND
SOUTHWEST INTO THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST AS A STRONGER RIDGE SLIDES
SOUTHEAST ACROSS BANKS ISLAND INTO NORTHCENTRAL CANADA. THIS PATTERN
WILL LAST THROUGH MOST OF NEXT WEEK. LOWER PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS MAINLAND ALASKA AS THE INTENSE STORM CURRENTLY OUT IN THE
EASTERN BERING WEAKENS AND MOVES ALONG THE STATES SOUTHWEST COAST.
THE ORIENTATION OF THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL VARY DURING THE
FORECAST PERIOD. THIS WILL RESULT IN ONLY A MINOR CHANGE IN WIND
DIRECTION, WITH A MORE SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN WIND SPEED ALONG THE
AREA OF THE ICE EDGE.



-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM A POINT ROUGHLY 105 NM NORTH OF POINT
BARROW TO 73.0N 159.2W TO 73.4N 160.9W TO 75.1N 154.7W TO 77.2N
161.3W TO 74.2N 171.5W TO 73.6N 174.9W TO 73.8N 180 AND CONTINUES
SOUTHWEST INTO THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE IS MAINLY OPEN
WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...GENTLE TO MODERATE
BREEZES, MOSTLY FROM THE EAST, WILL INCREASE TO THE FRESH-STRONG
CATAGORIES SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. THESE HIGHER WIND SPEEDS
WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST PERIOD. ON MONDAY
THE WIND DIRECTION WILL BACK TO NORTHEAST AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT
LEAST WEDNESDAY. BY MONDAY AFTERNOON AREAS OF THE ICE EDGE WILL HAVE
MOVED TO WEST AND SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 NM.

-BEAUFORT SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE WEST COAST OF BANKS ISLAND AT 72.9N
125.1W TO 72.4N 126.3W TO 72.2N 129.3W TO 71.6N 129.1W TO 71.1N
131.5W TO 70.8N 133.9W TO 70.6N 136.7W TO 71.0N 138.9W TO 71.8N
141.7W TO 73.2N 143.8W TO 72.9N 144.6W TO 73.0N 154.3W TO A POINT
ROUGHLY 105 NM NORTH OF POINT BARROW. THE ICE EDGE CONSISTS OF 1-9
TENTHS FIRST YEAR THIN, MEDIUM AND THICK ICE WITH AREAS OF OLD ICE
AND OPEN WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY FOR THE BEAUFORT SEA...LIGHT VARIABLE
WIND CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO CHANGE SATURDAY AS WINDS EAST AND
INCREASE TO THE MODERATE-STRONG CATAGORIES LATE SUNDAY. MONDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY WIND SPEEDS WILL REMAIN MODERATE TO STRONG AND
GRADUALLY BECOME MORE NORTHEASTERLY.

ICE FLOWS ALONG THE ICE EDGE WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST 10 TO 20
NM BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.






000
FZAK80 PAFC 130048
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
325 PM AKDT FRIDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...WEDNESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH.

SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE ARCTIC WILL EXTEND
SOUTHWEST INTO THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST AS A STRONGER RIDGE SLIDES
SOUTHEAST ACROSS BANKS ISLAND INTO NORTHCENTRAL CANADA. THIS PATTERN
WILL LAST THROUGH MOST OF NEXT WEEK. LOWER PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS MAINLAND ALASKA AS THE INTENSE STORM CURRENTLY OUT IN THE
EASTERN BERING WEAKENS AND MOVES ALONG THE STATES SOUTHWEST COAST.
THE ORIENTATION OF THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL VARY DURING THE
FORECAST PERIOD. THIS WILL RESULT IN ONLY A MINOR CHANGE IN WIND
DIRECTION, WITH A MORE SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN WIND SPEED ALONG THE
AREA OF THE ICE EDGE.



-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM A POINT ROUGHLY 105 NM NORTH OF POINT
BARROW TO 73.0N 159.2W TO 73.4N 160.9W TO 75.1N 154.7W TO 77.2N
161.3W TO 74.2N 171.5W TO 73.6N 174.9W TO 73.8N 180 AND CONTINUES
SOUTHWEST INTO THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE IS MAINLY OPEN
WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...GENTLE TO MODERATE
BREEZES, MOSTLY FROM THE EAST, WILL INCREASE TO THE FRESH-STRONG
CATAGORIES SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. THESE HIGHER WIND SPEEDS
WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST PERIOD. ON MONDAY
THE WIND DIRECTION WILL BACK TO NORTHEAST AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT
LEAST WEDNESDAY. BY MONDAY AFTERNOON AREAS OF THE ICE EDGE WILL HAVE
MOVED TO WEST AND SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 NM.

-BEAUFORT SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE WEST COAST OF BANKS ISLAND AT 72.9N
125.1W TO 72.4N 126.3W TO 72.2N 129.3W TO 71.6N 129.1W TO 71.1N
131.5W TO 70.8N 133.9W TO 70.6N 136.7W TO 71.0N 138.9W TO 71.8N
141.7W TO 73.2N 143.8W TO 72.9N 144.6W TO 73.0N 154.3W TO A POINT
ROUGHLY 105 NM NORTH OF POINT BARROW. THE ICE EDGE CONSISTS OF 1-9
TENTHS FIRST YEAR THIN, MEDIUM AND THICK ICE WITH AREAS OF OLD ICE
AND OPEN WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY FOR THE BEAUFORT SEA...LIGHT VARIABLE
WIND CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO CHANGE SATURDAY AS WINDS EAST AND
INCREASE TO THE MODERATE-STRONG CATAGORIES LATE SUNDAY. MONDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY WIND SPEEDS WILL REMAIN MODERATE TO STRONG AND
GRADUALLY BECOME MORE NORTHEASTERLY.

ICE FLOWS ALONG THE ICE EDGE WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST 10 TO 20
NM BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.


DB PERCY




000
FZAK80 PAFC 130048
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
325 PM AKDT FRIDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...WEDNESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH.

SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE ARCTIC WILL EXTEND
SOUTHWEST INTO THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST AS A STRONGER RIDGE SLIDES
SOUTHEAST ACROSS BANKS ISLAND INTO NORTHCENTRAL CANADA. THIS PATTERN
WILL LAST THROUGH MOST OF NEXT WEEK. LOWER PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS MAINLAND ALASKA AS THE INTENSE STORM CURRENTLY OUT IN THE
EASTERN BERING WEAKENS AND MOVES ALONG THE STATES SOUTHWEST COAST.
THE ORIENTATION OF THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL VARY DURING THE
FORECAST PERIOD. THIS WILL RESULT IN ONLY A MINOR CHANGE IN WIND
DIRECTION, WITH A MORE SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN WIND SPEED ALONG THE
AREA OF THE ICE EDGE.



-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM A POINT ROUGHLY 105 NM NORTH OF POINT
BARROW TO 73.0N 159.2W TO 73.4N 160.9W TO 75.1N 154.7W TO 77.2N
161.3W TO 74.2N 171.5W TO 73.6N 174.9W TO 73.8N 180 AND CONTINUES
SOUTHWEST INTO THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE IS MAINLY OPEN
WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...GENTLE TO MODERATE
BREEZES, MOSTLY FROM THE EAST, WILL INCREASE TO THE FRESH-STRONG
CATAGORIES SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. THESE HIGHER WIND SPEEDS
WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST PERIOD. ON MONDAY
THE WIND DIRECTION WILL BACK TO NORTHEAST AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT
LEAST WEDNESDAY. BY MONDAY AFTERNOON AREAS OF THE ICE EDGE WILL HAVE
MOVED TO WEST AND SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 NM.

-BEAUFORT SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE WEST COAST OF BANKS ISLAND AT 72.9N
125.1W TO 72.4N 126.3W TO 72.2N 129.3W TO 71.6N 129.1W TO 71.1N
131.5W TO 70.8N 133.9W TO 70.6N 136.7W TO 71.0N 138.9W TO 71.8N
141.7W TO 73.2N 143.8W TO 72.9N 144.6W TO 73.0N 154.3W TO A POINT
ROUGHLY 105 NM NORTH OF POINT BARROW. THE ICE EDGE CONSISTS OF 1-9
TENTHS FIRST YEAR THIN, MEDIUM AND THICK ICE WITH AREAS OF OLD ICE
AND OPEN WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY FOR THE BEAUFORT SEA...LIGHT VARIABLE
WIND CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO CHANGE SATURDAY AS WINDS EAST AND
INCREASE TO THE MODERATE-STRONG CATAGORIES LATE SUNDAY. MONDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY WIND SPEEDS WILL REMAIN MODERATE TO STRONG AND
GRADUALLY BECOME MORE NORTHEASTERLY.

ICE FLOWS ALONG THE ICE EDGE WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST 10 TO 20
NM BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.


DB PERCY
$$




000
FZAK80 PAFC 130048
ICEAFC

SEA ICE ADVISORY FOR WESTERN AND ARCTIC ALASKAN COASTAL WATERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
325 PM AKDT FRIDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2014

FORECAST VALID...WEDNESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2014

ANALYSIS CONFIDENCE...MODERATE TO HIGH.

SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE ARCTIC WILL EXTEND
SOUTHWEST INTO THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST AS A STRONGER RIDGE SLIDES
SOUTHEAST ACROSS BANKS ISLAND INTO NORTHCENTRAL CANADA. THIS PATTERN
WILL LAST THROUGH MOST OF NEXT WEEK. LOWER PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS MAINLAND ALASKA AS THE INTENSE STORM CURRENTLY OUT IN THE
EASTERN BERING WEAKENS AND MOVES ALONG THE STATES SOUTHWEST COAST.
THE ORIENTATION OF THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL VARY DURING THE
FORECAST PERIOD. THIS WILL RESULT IN ONLY A MINOR CHANGE IN WIND
DIRECTION, WITH A MORE SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN WIND SPEED ALONG THE
AREA OF THE ICE EDGE.



-ARCTIC OCEAN-

ICE COVERED.

-CHUKCHI SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM A POINT ROUGHLY 105 NM NORTH OF POINT
BARROW TO 73.0N 159.2W TO 73.4N 160.9W TO 75.1N 154.7W TO 77.2N
161.3W TO 74.2N 171.5W TO 73.6N 174.9W TO 73.8N 180 AND CONTINUES
SOUTHWEST INTO THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC. THE ICE EDGE IS MAINLY OPEN
WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE CHUKCHI SEA...GENTLE TO MODERATE
BREEZES, MOSTLY FROM THE EAST, WILL INCREASE TO THE FRESH-STRONG
CATAGORIES SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. THESE HIGHER WIND SPEEDS
WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST PERIOD. ON MONDAY
THE WIND DIRECTION WILL BACK TO NORTHEAST AND CONTINUE THROUGH AT
LEAST WEDNESDAY. BY MONDAY AFTERNOON AREAS OF THE ICE EDGE WILL HAVE
MOVED TO WEST AND SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 NM.

-BEAUFORT SEA-

THE MAIN ICE EDGE LIES FROM THE WEST COAST OF BANKS ISLAND AT 72.9N
125.1W TO 72.4N 126.3W TO 72.2N 129.3W TO 71.6N 129.1W TO 71.1N
131.5W TO 70.8N 133.9W TO 70.6N 136.7W TO 71.0N 138.9W TO 71.8N
141.7W TO 73.2N 143.8W TO 72.9N 144.6W TO 73.0N 154.3W TO A POINT
ROUGHLY 105 NM NORTH OF POINT BARROW. THE ICE EDGE CONSISTS OF 1-9
TENTHS FIRST YEAR THIN, MEDIUM AND THICK ICE WITH AREAS OF OLD ICE
AND OPEN WATER.

FORECAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY FOR THE BEAUFORT SEA...LIGHT VARIABLE
WIND CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO CHANGE SATURDAY AS WINDS EAST AND
INCREASE TO THE MODERATE-STRONG CATAGORIES LATE SUNDAY. MONDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY WIND SPEEDS WILL REMAIN MODERATE TO STRONG AND
GRADUALLY BECOME MORE NORTHEASTERLY.

ICE FLOWS ALONG THE ICE EDGE WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST 10 TO 20
NM BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.


DB PERCY
$$





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