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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
205 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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.

PKZ298-251400-
205 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
RIDGING OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC WILL PERSIST. A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE WESTERN ARCTIC AS A 993 MB LOW MOVES
FROM THE SEWARD PENINSULA N ACROSS THE CHUKCHI SEA AND MERGES
WITH A 997 MB THAT DEVELOPS NEAR POINT BARROW AND MOVES W. THE
LOW WILL MOVE OVER WRANGEL ISLAND BY SAT MORNING WITH THE TROUGH
EXTENDING N OVER THE DATELINE.

$$

PKZ225-251400-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
205 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND FREEZING
RAIN.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ230-251400-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
205 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING FOG AND FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ235-251400-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
205 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-251400-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
205 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG AND FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ245-251400-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
205 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG AND FOG.
.THU...SE WINDS 35 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

SDB MAY 17


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