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FZAK61 PAFG 221302
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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
402 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...Please refer to the Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastline
forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...A 980 mb 100 nm NW of Point Lay will become
stationary as it  weakens through tonight, then moves slowly E.
Troughing will  extend W and E from the low. Weak ridge of high
pressure will  persist N of 75N with weak high pressure over
mainland Alaska.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

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

.TODAY...W winds 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 35 kt becoming W. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow.
Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...W winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1
NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TODAY...E winds 30 kt becoming SE 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TODAY...E winds 25 kt decreasing to 15 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1
NM or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.THU...E winds 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.

$$



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