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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
144 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1026 MB HIGH CENTERED 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF ICY
CAPE WILL BUILD TO A 1042 MB HIGH CENTERED NEAR DEMARCATION POINT
BY SAT AFTERNOON. A STRONG WEATHER FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN BERING
SEA WILL MOVE NORTHWARD TO ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND NORTON SOUND BY
SAT MORNING AND WEAKEN OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA BY EARLY SAT EVENING.


NORTON SOUND-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E 25 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT BECOMING S 25 KT. SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN.

DALL POINT TO WALES-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT BUILDING TO 15 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 40 KT...DECREASING TO S 25 KT FROM ST LAWRENCE
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 25 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 10 FT. SNOW WITH FREEZING

KOTZEBUE SOUND-

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 40 KT.

WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT BECOMING E.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 40 KT. SNOW.

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