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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
248 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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.

PKZ298-061400-
248 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
A 1025 MB HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE EXTENDING FROM WRANGEL ISLAND TO
PRUDHOE BAY WILL EXPAND TO THE BEAUFORT SEA TUESDAY NIGHT. THE
RIDGE WILL EXPAND TO COVER THE BEAUFORT SEA WEDNESDAY...THEN MOVE
EAST OVER BANKS ISLAND AND FAR NORTHERN CANADA ON THURSDAY AS A
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE ARCTIC COAST.

$$

PKZ225-061400-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
248 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ230-061400-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
248 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ235-061400-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
248 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT BECOMING E. FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PKZ240-061400-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
248 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E. FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT.

$$

PKZ245-061400-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
248 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

LTH/DA MAY 15



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