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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
206 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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.

PKZ299-251400-
206 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1001 MB LOW OVER ST MATTHEW ISLAND WILL DISSIPATE OVER THE
LOWER YUKON TONIGHT. A 993 MB LOW OVER THE SEWARD PENINSULA WILL
MOVE N INTO THE CHUKCHI SEA AND MERGE WITH A LOW THAT WILL MOVE
OVER THE WESTERN ARCTIC. A WEAK RIDGE WILL MOVE OVER THE SOUTHEAST
BERING SEA THU THEN GETS PUSHED S AS A 1005 MB LOW DEVELOPS NEAR
THE GULF OF ANADYR THU MORNING AND MOVES OVER ST LAWRENCE ISLAND
LATE THU WITH TROUGHING EXTENDING S OVER ST MATTHEW ISLAND. WEAK
TROUGHING WILL PERSIST OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA INTO SAT.

$$

PKZ200-251400-
NORTON SOUND-
206 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ210-251400-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
206 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ215-251400-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
206 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ220-251400-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
206 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT BECOMING SE INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

SDB MAY 17


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