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OFFN14

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
230 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 983 MB LOW OVER ST MATTHEW ISLAND WILL MOVE NW INTO
THE NORTH CENTRAL BERING SEA OVERNIGHT AND DISSIPATE.
MEANWHILE...THE HIGH OVER THE ARCTIC WILL SHIFT NORTH AWAY FROM
THE NORTH SLOPE. WINDS WILL STAY ELEVATED THROUGH TOMORROW AS THE
LOW IN THE BERING MOVES AWAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY
SOUTH OF AK PENINSULA.

NORTON SOUND-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 30 KT.

DALL POINT TO WALES-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 8 FT. BLOWING SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NE WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

KOTZEBUE SOUND-

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT.

WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 KT.

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