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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
225 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 997 MB LOW OVER THE WESTERN BROOKS RANGE WILL MOVE
NORTHEAST OF BARROW LATE MONDAY NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE NORTHEAST
TO THE BEAUFORT SEA TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER
THE SOUTH CHUKCHI SEA BEHIND THE LOW. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE EAST
ACROSS THE SOUTH CHUKCHI SEA TUESDAY NIGHT AND BE NORTH OF BARROW
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS SECOND LOW WILL CONTINUE EAST TO THE
BEAUFORT SEA THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS RAPIDLY FROM THE
WEST.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT. FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG...RAIN.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING NW. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

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