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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
234 PM AKDT SUN MAY 28 2017

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.

PKZ298-291430-
234 PM AKDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A WEAK TROUGH STRETCHING FROM NEAR KIVALINA TO DEMARCATION POINT
WILL PERSIST THROUGH EARLY TUE MORNING. A MODERATE PRESSURE
GRADIENT WILL DEVELOP OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC COAST AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA TONIGHT. A 1006 MB
LOW WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN WAINWRIGHT AND BARROW TUE MORNING AND
THEN PUSH OFFSHORE TO 100 NM N OF BARROW TUE EVENING.

$$

PKZ225-291430-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
234 PM AKDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ230-291430-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
234 PM AKDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ235-291430-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
234 PM AKDT SUN MAY 28 2017

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ240-291430-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
234 PM AKDT SUN MAY 28 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG AND FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-291430-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
234 PM AKDT SUN MAY 28 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

MAY 17



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