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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
259 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

NORTHWESTERN 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.

PKZ299-011400-
259 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1021 MB HIGH OVER THE GULF OF ANADYR WILL DRIFT W. A 987 MB LOW
NEAR ADAK WILL DRIFT SE. A 1020 MB HIGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE
CHUKOTSK PENINSULA WED AFTERNOON AND DISSIPATE THU AFTERNOON. A
1012 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE GULF OF ANADYR THU EVENING THEN
DRIFT SOUTH AS IT WEAKENS.

$$

PKZ200-011400-
NORTON SOUND-
259 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ210-011400-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
259 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT...INCREASING TO 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS
6 FT. FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 35 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT EAST OF SLEDGE ISLAND.
SEAS 8 FT...EXCEPT 6 FT EAST OF SLEDGE ISLAND. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ215-011400-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
259 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ220-011400-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
259 PM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT LATER BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AND
FREEZING FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AND FREEZING FOG.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

SDB/DJH MAY 16



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