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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
151 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WEATHER FRONT EXTENDING SOUTHWEST FROM A 991MB LOW
NEAR 78N 178W TO A 994MB LOW NEAR 73N 165W AND THEN SW WILL SWEEP
ACROSS THE ARCTIC. AS THE 994MB LOW DEEPENS TO 990MB AND MOVES TO
76N 152W THE FRONT WILL MOVE TO LIE FROM THE LOW TO KUPARUK AND
SW ACROSS MAINLAND ALASKA BY THU MORNING...THEN CONTINUES TO MOVE
E INTO THE CANADIAN ARCTIC BY EARLY FRI. A SECOND FRONT WILL MOVE
E ACROSS THE ARCTIC FRI AFTERNOON THROUGH SAT.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT BECOMING NW AND DIMINISHING TO 20 KT.
SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT . SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW.

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