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FZAK51 PAFG 232205
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
205 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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.

PKZ298-241200-
205 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
THE 1027 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA WILL BUILD TO
1033 MB WITH CENTER NORTHWEST OF BANKS ISLAND TUESDAY AFTERNOON. A
RIDGE FROM THE HIGH WESTWARD ALONG A LINE FROM THE CENTER TO
BARROW...AND OFFSHORE WEST OF BARROW WILL PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY.

$$

PKZ225-241200-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
205 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ230-241200-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
205 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ235-241200-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
205 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-241200-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
205 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-241200-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
205 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT.

$$

JL/DA MAY 15


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