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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
349 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 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.

PKZ298-050300-
349 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
THE 1002 MB LOW OVER MACKENZIE BAY WILL MOVE NORTH. WEAK
HIGH PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI AND
BEAUFORT SEAS...AND WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST OVER
THE EASTERN ALASKAN ARCTIC COAST BEHIND THE MACKENZIE
BAY LOW.

$$

PKZ225-050300-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
349 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...MAINLY N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...EXCEPT E WINDS
20 KT NORTH OF CAPE LISBURNE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ230-050300-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
349 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ235-050300-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
349 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-050300-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
349 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ245-050300-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
349 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...EXCEPT W WINDS 15 KT
EAST OF BARTER ISLAND.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

DJH/LTH MAY 16



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