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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
355 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 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.

PKZ298-040300-
355 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1033 MB HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED 500 NM N OF DEMARCATION POINT
WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY MOVE NORTHWARD OVER THE POLE. A WEAK
INVERTED TROUGH WILL PERSIST ALONG THE NORTHWEST ARCTIC COAST. A
1003 MB LOW CURRENTLY NEAR OLD CROW WILL MOVE NORTH OVER THE
MACKENZIE DELTA AS A 1000 MB LOW BY WED MORNING.

$$

PKZ225-040300-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
355 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ230-040300-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
355 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ235-040300-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
355 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-040300-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
355 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-040300-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
355 AM AKDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT...EXCEPT VARIABLE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT NEAR THE COAST. FOG. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT.

$$

CF/DJH MAY 16



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