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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
405 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 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.

PKZ298-240315-
405 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST...
THE 1028 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER MACKENZIE BAY WILL MOVE NORTH OVER
THE BEAUFORT SEA. A RIDGE FROM THIS HIGH EXTENDS WESTWARD ALONG
A LINE FROM THE CENTER TO BARROW...AND OFFSHORE WEST OF BARROW.
THE RIDGE WILL MOVE NORTH ALONG WITH THE HIGH CENTER...AS THE
THERMAL TROUGH REDEVELOPS OVER INTERIOR ALASKA.

$$

PKZ225-240315-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
405 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT SAT MORNING. 
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.  
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.  
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.  
.MON...SE WINDS 15 KT.  
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT.  
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT.  
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT.  

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PKZ230-240315-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
405 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT SAT MORNING. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.  
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.  
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.  
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.  

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PKZ235-240315-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
405 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT SAT MORNING. FOG. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG. 
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.  
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.  
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.  
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT.  
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT.  

$$

PKZ240-240315-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
405 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT SAT MORNING. FOG. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG. 
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.  
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.  
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.  
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.  
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT.  

$$

PKZ245-240315-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
405 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT SAT AFTERNOON. FOG. 
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG. 
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.  
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT.  
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.  
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT.  
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT.  

$$

DJH MAY 15


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