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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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.

PKZ298-230300-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
THE 990 MB LOW WEST OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL CONTINUE NORTHWEST. A
WEAK WEATHER FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW LIES OVER BARROW EARLY
THIS MORNING AND WILL MOVE EAST OVER THE ARCTIC COAST TODAY...
REACHING DEMARCATION POINT EARLY THIS EVENING. SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE OVER INTERIOR ALASKA WILL SPREAD NORTH OF THE BROOKS
RANGE TODAY...WITH A 1025 MB HIGH CENTER DEVELOPING NEAR PRUDHOE
BAY AROUND 4PM...THEN MOVING EAST TO CENTER OVER MACKENZIE BAY
SATURDAY MORNING.

$$

PKZ225-230300-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 KT...DIMINISHING AFTER NOON. LOCAL GUSTS
35 KT NEAR CAPE LISBURNE. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ230-230300-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT THIS MORNING....THEN
DIMINISHING IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ235-230300-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT THIS MORNING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ240-230300-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AROUND NOON...
THEN DIMINISHING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ245-230300-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
359 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

DJH MAY 15



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