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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
208 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A ELONGATED 985 MB LOW 250 NM NORTH OF BARROW THAT
STRETCHES TO THE AMUNDSEN GULF WILL STAY IN PLACE OVERNIGHT. THE
LOW WILL WEAKEN TO 992 MB AND MOVE TO 150 NM NORTHWEST OF BARROW
ON FRIDAY. THE LOW WILL THEN CONTINUE TO WEAKEN INTO A TROUGH
EXTENDING FROM LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN ALASKA BY SAT.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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