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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
512 AM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...Trough of low pressure over the Chukchi and western
Beaufort Sea will weaken and slide to the southeast over
northwest Alaska tonight. A 990 mb low just south of Banks Island
will move to the northwest across the Beaufort Sea to be located
near 78N 146W by Fri evening. Weak high pressure over northern
Siberia will drift  east to be over the Bering and Chuckchi Sea
by Sat.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TODAY...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog, rain.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TODAY...W winds 5 kt becoming NE. Seas 3 ft subsiding. Fog. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TODAY...W winds 5 kt becoming N. Seas 2 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TODAY...W winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.

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