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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
417 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 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.

PKZ298-010200-
417 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1010 MB LOW 750 NM NORTH OF PRUDHOE BAY WILL DEEPEN AS IT MOVES
SOUTHEAST TO BE 1004 MB 300 NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT AT 4 PM
WED...THEN TURN SOUTHWEST AND WEAKEN. HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED 300
NM NW OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE EAST TO BE 1023 MB 150 NM NE OF
WRANGEL ISLAND AT 4 PM WED WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING EASTWARD OVER
THE SOUTHERN BEAUFORT SEA. A 1006 MB THERMAL LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER
NORTHERN INTERIOR ALASKA ON TUE...THEN MOVE SOUTH AND DEEPEN TO BE
995 MB OVER THE SOUTHERN INTERIOR WED AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ225-010200-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
417 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

$$

PKZ230-010200-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
417 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. FREEZING FOG AND
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

$$

PKZ235-010200-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
417 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AND FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

$$

PKZ240-010200-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
417 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

$$

PKZ245-010200-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
417 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT SUBSIDING. FREEZING FOG AND
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

LTH/DA MAY 16


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