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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
124 PM AKST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A broad area of low pressure will remain over
mainland Alaska. A  996 mb low near Kotzebue Sound will weaken
and either dissipate or merge with the approaching system in the
Chukchi Sea. A 960 mb low is moving into the Western Bering Sea
with a weather front moving to the Central Bering Sea and Central
Aleutians this evening. The low will continue E in the Northern
Bering Sea and the weather  front will move to St Lawrence Island
Mon afternoon, and to the  West Coast and Chukchi Sea Mon evening.

Norton Sound-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 kt becoming SE 35 kt.
.MON...SE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Snow with freezing rain.
.TUE...S winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.

Dall Point to Wales-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt becoming SE 45 kt. Seas 5 ft building to
13 ft. Snow and freezing rain. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...SE winds 45 kt. Seas 17 ft. Snow and freezing rain. Heavy
freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...S winds 30 kt. Seas 19 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.

Kotzebue Sound-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt becoming SE 30 kt.
.MON...E winds 35 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TUE...S winds 25 kt.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 kt becoming SE 30 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding.
Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY
1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...S winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.

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