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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
252 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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.

PKZ298-041315-
252 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1033 MB HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED 500 NM N OF BARROW WILL CONTINUE
TO SLOWLY MOVE NORTHWARD OVER THE POLE. A WEAK INVERTED TROUGH
WILL PERSIST ALONG THE NORTHWEST ARCTIC COAST. A 1004 MB LOW
CURRENTLY OVER THE MACKENZIE DELTA WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTH
AND WEAKEN TO 1008 MB BY WED MORNING.

$$

PKZ225-041315-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
252 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ230-041315-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
252 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ235-041315-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
252 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-041315-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
252 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ245-041315-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
252 PM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT.

$$

CCC/NTS MAY 16



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