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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
247 PM 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.

PKZ299-071400-
247 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR NORTHWEST COAST...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AROUND A 1003 MB LOW OVER THE YUKON
DELTA WILL MOVE 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.

$$

PKZ200-071400-
NORTON SOUND-
247 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT THIS EVENING EXCEPT SEA
BREEZES AROUND 10 KT. NE WINDS 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

$$

PKZ210-071400-
DALL POINT TO WALES-
247 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT...EXCEPT 20 KT NEAR THE BERING STRAIT.
SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ215-071400-
KOTZEBUE SOUND-
247 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT BECOMING SW. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

PKZ220-071400-
WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-
247 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. FOG.
.THU...N WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

LTH/DJH MAY 15


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