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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
409 AM AKDT FRI MAY 27 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.

PKZ299-280315-
409 AM AKDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A 1028 MB HIGH LIES OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA WITH RIDGING EXTENDING
S OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA...AND WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. A 1009 MB LOW WILL MOVE NORTH OVER THE CENTRAL ALEUTIANS
SAT THEN MERGE WITH A LOW S OF SHEMYA. A 1008 MB LOW WILL MOVE
FROM COOK INLET TO NUNIVAK ISLAND MONDAY THEN MERGE WITH THE LOW
NEAR SHEMYA.

$$

PKZ200-280315-
NORTON SOUND-
409 AM AKDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 15 KT
BY NOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ210-280315-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
409 AM AKDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 KT...EXCEPT NE 15 KT OFF THE YUKON
DELTA. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT...EXCEPT NE 20 KT OFF THE YUKON DELTA.
SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ215-280315-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
409 AM AKDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING W 10 KT BY NOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ220-280315-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
409 AM AKDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING. FOG AND FREEZING
FOG.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

SDB/DJH MAY 16



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