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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
354 AM AKDT SAT AUG 27 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE EASTERN
ARCTIC COAST SAT...THEN MOVE EAST SAT NIGHT AS A WEATHER FRONT
MOVES EAST OVER THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA. A SMALL 1020 MB LOW
WILL DEVELOP OVER THE ARCTIC COAST WEST OF KAKTOVIK SAT NIGHT.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 KT. LOCAL GUSTS 60 KT NEAR CAPE LISBURNE.
SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT...TURNING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 KT...EXCEPT EAST OF ICY CAPE S WINDS 15 KT
INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AROUND MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT...EXCEPT 25 KT EAST OF KAKTOVIK.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.

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