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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
246 AM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1022 MB HIGH CENTERED ABOUT 200 MILES NORTH OF
DEMARCATION POINT WILL BUILD TO A 1026 MB HIGH OVER BANKS ISLAND
BY 4 AM FRI. A 991 MB LOW CENTERED ABOUT 180 MILES NORTH OF
OSTROV KOTELNYY IN THE NEW SIBERIAN ISLANDS WILL MOVE TO NEAR
82N/149E BY 4 AM FRI WEAKENING TO 999 MB...AND DISSIPATE OVER THE
HIGH ARCTIC REGION FRI NIGHT. A NEW 1004 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP
AROUND 500 MILES NORTH OF WRANGEL ISLAND BY 4 AM SAT. A WEATHER
FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL SIBERIAN ARCTIC WATERS WILL MOVE EASTWARD
TO THE WESTERN BEAUFORT SEA AND THE CHUKCHI SEA BY FRI EVENING.


CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FOG.

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