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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
223 PM AKDT TUE MAY 26 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.

PKZ298-271200-
223 PM AKDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1027 MB HIGH 200 NM NW OF BARROW WILL DRIFT EAST AND BUILD TO
1032 MB THROUGH FRI. TROUGH FROM BARROW TO ANAKTUVUK PASS WILL MOVE
EAST TO PRUDHOE BAY BY 10 PM WED AND INTO CANADA BY 10 AM THU. A
1034 MB HIGH IN THE CANADIAN ARCTIC WILL MOVE SE OVER BANKS ISLAND
BY WED EVENING THEN CONTINUE SE. A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
PERSIST OVER MAINLAND ALASKA.

$$

PKZ225-271200-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
223 PM AKDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ230-271200-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
223 PM AKDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ235-271200-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
223 PM AKDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-271200-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
223 PM AKDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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

$$

PKZ245-271200-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
223 PM AKDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

JL MAY 15



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