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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
431 AM AKDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 988 mb low 350 nm north of Wainwright will continue
east over the Beaufort Sea. A 996 mb low over mainland Russia
north of Kamchatka will move northeast to be 990 mb between
Wrangel Island and the Russian mainland at 4 AM Sunday. The ridge
of high  pressure over the eastern Bering Sea will weaken today
as the weather front associated with this low approaches from the
west. The front will pass Cape Navarin around noon today, and lie
from Point Hope south through the Bering Strait at midnight
Saturday night. The front will continue east over mainland Alaska
Sunday and Sunday night.

Norton Sound-

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas building to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.SUN...S winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.

Dall Point to Wales-

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Winds increasing to 25 kt from Saint
Lawrence north to the Bering Strait. Seas building to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Fog, rain.
.SUN...S winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.

Kotzebue Sound-

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt becoming S 25 kt. Seas building to 5 ft.
Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog, rain.
.SUN...S winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.

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