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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
239 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 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.

PKZ298-261345-
239 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A WEATHER FRONT ALONG THE ARCTIC COAST WILL BE PUSHED OUT OF THE
AREA AS A 1026 MB HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE HIGH ARCTIC AND A
1028MB HIGH OVER THE WEST COAST OF ALASKA MERGE OVER THE AREA BY
FRI NIGHT. THE MERGED HIGH WILL BUILD TO 1035 MB AND DRIFT 200 NM
NE OF BARROW BY SAT.

$$

PKZ225-261345-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
239 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 KT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ230-261345-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
239 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ235-261345-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
239 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-261345-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
239 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ245-261345-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
239 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

MAK/RF MAY 16



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