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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
245 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 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.

PKZ298-281415-
245 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1004 MB LOW 200 NM NORTH OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL CONTINUE
NORTHWEST. HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE
BEAUFORT SEA. A WEAK TROUGH OVER INTERIOR ALASKA WILL STRENGTHEN,
AND A MODERATE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL DEVELOP OVER OUR EASTERN
ARCTIC COAST.


$$

PKZ225-281415-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
245 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

PKZ230-281415-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
245 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT, INCREASING TO 20 KT NORTH OF ICY CAPE
BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT, EXCEPT 10 KT SOUTH OF ICY CAPE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

PKZ235-281415-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
245 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-281415-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
245 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ245-281415-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
245 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT, EXCEPT 15 KT WEST OF KAKTOVIK. FREEZING FOG
AND FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

DJH MAY 17



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