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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
431 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 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.

PKZ299-270345-
431 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1027 MB HIGH WILL MOVE OVER NORTON SOUND TODAY AND KOTZEBUE
SOUND EARLY FRI...THEN MERGE WITH A RIDGE OVER THE ARCTIC. WEAK
RIDGING WILL PERSIST OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA. A 992 MB LOW
OVER THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE N AND DISSIPATE
OVER THE NORTHERN KAMCHATKA PENINSULA LATE FRI.

$$

PKZ200-270345-
NORTON SOUND-
431 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ210-270345-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
431 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ215-270345-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
431 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. FOG...RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ220-270345-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
431 AM AKDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT OVER THE
OUTER WATERS. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

SDB/DJH MAY 16



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