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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
413 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 999 mb low near Point Hope will move E. A ridge of
high  pressure across the Central Bering Sea will move to lie
from  Bristol Bay to the Gulf of Anadyr, to a 1034 mb high over
Chukotka Thu evening. High pressure will move over the SW
mainland by Fri  morning with a 1018 mb center near McGrath and
ridging extending  NW over the Chukotsk Peninsula. The trough of
low pressure will  lie along 60N by Fri night.

Norton Sound-

.TODAY...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.

Dall Point to Wales-

.TODAY...W winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less. Heavy freezing spray.

Kotzebue Sound-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt becoming W 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.TONIGHT...W winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...W winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 35 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 kt.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 kt.

$$



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