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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
415 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 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.

PKZ299-010200-
415 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED 200 NM NE OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL BUILD
SOUTH WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING SOUTHWARD TOWARDS THE CHUKCHI SEA. A
1006 MB THERMAL LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHERN INTERIOR ALASKA ON
TUE...THEN MOVE SOUTH AND DEEPEN TO BE 995 MB OVER THE SOUTHERN
INTERIOR WED AFTERNOON. A 983 MB LOW 70 NM NW OF NIKOLSKI WILL MOVE
TO 60 NM S OF NIKOLSKI BY 4 PM WED.

$$

PKZ200-010200-
NORTON SOUND-
415 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ210-010200-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
415 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ215-010200-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
415 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ220-010200-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
415 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

LTH/DA MAY 16



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