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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
253 PM 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.

PKZ298-011400-
253 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1025 MB HIGH 300 NM NW OF WAINWRIGHT WITH A RIDGE THAT EXTENDS
E OVER THE ARCTIC COAST WILL WEAKEN WED THEN BUILD BACK TO THE
E ON THU EVENING. A 1009 MB LOW 500 NM N OF DEMARCATION POINT
WILL MOVE TO 200 NM N OF DEADHORSE THU MORNING THEN WEAKEN AND
MOVE BACK N. A 1024 MB HIGH WILL DEVELOP 50 NM N OF BARROW EARLY
SAT.

$$

PKZ225-011400-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
253 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS 5 FT.
FREEZING FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AND FREEZING
FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ230-011400-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
253 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS 5 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY AND FREEZING FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AND FREEZING
FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ235-011400-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
253 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

$$

PKZ240-011400-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
253 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ245-011400-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
253 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 KT. SEAS CALM.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

SDB/DJH MAY 16



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