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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
313 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

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.

PKZ299-070215-
313 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AROUND A 1004 MB LOW IN THE N PACIFIC
WILL MOVE NORTH OVER THE YUKON DELTA TODAY...AND TO THE ARCTIC
COAST BY FRI MORNING. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER
THE CENTRAL BERING SEA BY FRI MORNING. A WEATHER FRONT ASSOCIATED
WITH A 996 MB LOW IN THE RUSSIAN ARCTIC WILL MOVE TO THE CHUKCHI
SEA AND BERING STRAIT SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ200-070215-
NORTON SOUND-
313 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ210-070215-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
313 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ215-070215-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
313 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

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

$$

PKZ220-070215-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
313 AM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

SDB/JK MAY 15


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