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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
240 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER MAINLAND ALASKA
EXTENDS W OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA. RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
EXTENDING FROM THE NORTH PACIFIC WILL BUILD OVER THE CENTRAL
BERING SEA THEN MOVE OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA SAT. A 1017MB
HIGH WILL BUILD OVER THE BERING STRAIT SUN.

NORTON SOUND-

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT DECREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

DALL POINT TO WALES-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

KOTZEBUE SOUND-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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