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NWS Forecast

FZAK51 PAFG 222250
CWFNSB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR ARCTIC ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
250 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 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.

PKZ298-231400-
250 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC COAST

A 1025 MB SURFACE HIGH CENTERED 60 NM NORTH OF DEADHORSE WILL
SHIFT EAST TO OVER MACKENZIE BAY SATURDAY MORNING. A WEATHER
FRONT MOVING NORTH TOWARDS THE ARCTIC COAST SAT WILL INCREASE THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT ALONG THE ARCTIC COAST BY SAT AFTERNOON.



PKZ225-231400-
CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-
250 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
S WINDS 20 KT BECOMING E.

SAT
E WINDS 25 KT.

SAT NIGHT
S WINDS 25 KT.

SUN
SE WINDS 15 KT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT.

MON
E WINDS 15 KT.

MON NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT.

TUE
E WINDS 20 KT.

WED
NE WINDS 20 KT. 



PKZ230-231400-
CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-
250 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 20 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 4 FT.

SAT
E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

SUN
E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

MON
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

TUE
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WED
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. 



PKZ235-231400-
POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-
250 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 20 KT. FOG.

SAT
E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.

SAT NIGHT
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 10 KT.

TUE
E WINDS 15 KT.

WED
E WINDS 20 KT. 



PKZ240-231400-
CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-
250 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
W WINDS 20 KT BECOMING E. FOG.

SAT
E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.

SAT NIGHT
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 20 KT.

WED
E WINDS 20 KT. 



PKZ245-231400-
FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-
250 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 20 KT. FOG.

SAT
E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.

SAT NIGHT
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 20 KT.

WED
E WINDS 25 KT. 



LTH/JER MAY 15