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FZAK61 PAFG 202136
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
136 PM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1029MB HIGH NEAR 86N 180 WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NORTH. A
997MB LOW OVER THE CENTRAL INTERIOR OF ALASKA WILL DRIFT E AS IT
WEAKENS. A 998MB LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR PRUDHOE BAY TONIGHT THEN
MOVE NE AS IT WEAKENS AND DISSIPATES EARLY MON. A 1005MB LOW OVER
EASTERN SIBERIA WILL MOVE TO THE NW ARCTIC COAST BY MON EVENING.
THE TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC OFFSHORE
WATERS WILL BEGIN TO RELAX TONIGHT AND WINDS WILL DIMINISH.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.MON...NW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG...SNOW. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG...SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW
AND RAIN.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG...SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

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