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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
428 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 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.

PKZ298-270330-
428 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A WEAK WEATHER FRONT OVER THE COAST WILL BE PUSHED OUT OF THE
AREA AS HIGH PRESSURE WITH A 1030 MB CENTER 200 NM NE OF BARROW
CONTINUES TO BUILD...AND MERGES FRI WITH A RIDGE OVER THE WEST
COAST. EXPECT A 1028 MB CENTER OVER KOTZEBUE SOUND ON FRI. THE
HIGH CENTER OVER THE ARCTIC WILL MOVE E SAT.

$$

PKZ225-270330-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
428 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ230-270330-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
428 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT...EXCEPT INCREASING TO 20 KT EAST OF ICY
CAPE. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ235-270330-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
428 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-270330-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
428 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ245-270330-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
428 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

SDB/DJH MAY 16


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