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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
312 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...Please refer to the Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastline
forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...A 985 mb low currently sits near 83N 178E with a
trough extending to Wrangel Island. A surface ridge stretches
from the Chukotsk  Peninsula south into Bristol Bay. This ridge
combined with the  aforementioned low will will create a tight
pressure gradient  across the Chukchi Sea Coast on Saturday. The
pressure gradient  will relax on Sunday with the low moving to
the north and surface  high building northward across the state.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Fog.
.SAT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Fog.
.SAT...SW winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 30 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 35 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 35 kt.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 kt.
.SAT...SW winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.
.SUN...SW winds 20 kt.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Fog.
.SAT...SW winds 15 kt. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 kt.
.SUN...W winds 15 kt.

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