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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
435 AM AKST FRI FEB 5 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC COAST OF
ALASKA WILL PERSIST. A LOW IN BRISTOL BAY WILL MOVE TO THE
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AS A 989 MB LOW BY 3AM SAT...TO THE BERING STRAIT
BY 3PM SAT...AND TO POINT HOPE BY 3AM SUN.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FOG.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG.

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