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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
346 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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.

PKZ298-240215-
346 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 992 MB LOW 300 NM SW OF GAMBELL WILL REMAIN ROUGHLY STATIONARY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW WILL MOVE
NORTHWARD ACROSS THE WEST COAST TODAY. A 1004 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP
IN BRISTOL BAY THIS AFTERNOON. THIS LOW WILL MOVE OVER NORTON
SOUND WEDNESDAY MORNING AT 996 MB AND WILL MOVE TO THE NORTHERN
SEWARD PENINSULA BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT 991 MB CONTINUING TO
MOVE NORTH.

$$

PKZ225-240215-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
346 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ230-240215-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
346 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ235-240215-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
346 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

$$

PKZ240-240215-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
346 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ245-240215-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
346 AM AKDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

MAY 17



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