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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
416 AM AKDT MON AUG 29 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...THE 1042 MB HIGH CENTERED NORTH OF BARROW WILL MOVE
EAST. THE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE THAT EXTENDS WESTWARD FROM THAT
HIGH CENTER TO NEAR WRANGEL ISLAND THEN SOUTHWARD OVER CHUKOTKA
AND THE EASTERN BERING SEA WILL PERSIST THROUGH MON NIGHT BUT
WILL WEAKEN. A WEAK 1026 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHERN
CHUKCHI SEA MON MORNING AND MOVE NORTH...PASSING CAPE LISBURNE
AROUND 4 PM...AND CONTINUING NORTH OR NORTHEAST THEREAFTER.

NORTON SOUND-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

DALL POINT TO WALES-

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

KOTZEBUE SOUND-

.TODAY... VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E 10 KT
BY NOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NE 10 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

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