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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
313 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 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.

PKZ298-311415-
313 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1008 MB LOW 750 NM NORTH OF PRUDHOE BAY WILL DEEPEN AS IT MOVES
SOUTHEAST TO BE 1004 MB 300 NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT AT 4 PM
WED...THEN TURN SOUTHWEST AND WEAKEN. HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER
THE CANADIAN ARCHIPELAGO WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST AS THE LOW APPROACHES.
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED 300 NM NW OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE EAST
TO BE 1023 MB 150 NM NE OF WRANGEL ISLAND AT 4 PM WED WITH A
RIDGE EXTENDING EASTWARD OVER THE SOUTHERN BEAUFORT SEA. A 1006 MB
THERMAL LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHERN INTERIOR ALASKA ON
TUE...THEN MOVE SOUTH AND DEEPEN TO BE 995 MB OVER THE SOUTHERN
INTERIOR WED AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ225-311415-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
313 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ230-311415-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
313 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING N 15 KT BY
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ235-311415-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
313 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT BECOMING N. FREEZING FOG.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-311415-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
313 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING. FREEZING SPRAY
AND FREEZING FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AND FREEZING FOG.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AND
FREEZING FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS CALM.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

$$

PKZ245-311415-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
313 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. FREEZING SPRAY
AND FREEZING FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

DJH MAY 16



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