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

PKZ299-311430-
317 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
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.

$$

PKZ200-311430-
NORTON SOUND-
317 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT...DIMINISHING AROUND MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ210-311430-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
317 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT...EXCEPT NE 15 KT NORTH OF SLEDGE
ISLAND. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT SOUTHWEST OF SAINT
LAWRENCE ISLAND IN THE MORNING. WINDS NEAR THE BERING STRAIT
BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER NOON. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT NEAR THE BERING STRAIT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 KT...EXCEPT 15 KT OFF THE YUKON DELTA.
SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ215-311430-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
317 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ220-311430-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
317 PM AKDT MON MAY 30 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

DJH/RM MAY 16



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