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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
203 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1019 MB HIGH CENTERED 50 MILES NORTH OF WRANGEL
ISLAND WILL BUILD TO A 1037 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER THE CENTRAL
ARCTIC COAST  BY SAT MORNING. BY SAT EVENING THE HIGH WILL BUILD
TO A 1042 MB CENTER OVER THE YUKON TERRITORY AND THE NEARBY
OFFSHORE WATERS. LOW PRESSURE OVER THE ALASKA INTERIOR WILL
DISSIPATE BY LATE FRI NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE
WEST. A STRONG WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE NORTHWARD TO ST LAWRENCE
ISLAND BY SAT MORNING THEN WEAKEN SOME AS IT MOVES NORTHWARD TO
THE BERING STRAIT BY SAT AFTERNOON.

NORTON SOUND-

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT.

DALL POINT TO WALES-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. BLOWING SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. BLOWING SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 45 KT...EXCEPT E WINDS 25 KT NEAR
.SAT...SE WINDS 30 KT...EXCEPT S 20 KT FROM AT LAWRENCE

KOTZEBUE SOUND-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.

WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT.

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