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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
339 AM AKST MON MAR 2 2015
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN
BEAUFORT SEA WILL RECEDE EASTWARD INTO THE CANADIAN ARCHIPELAGO
BY LATE TONIGHT AND MOVE FARTHER EASTWARD TUE. A 1001 MB LOW NEAR
THE GULF OF ANADYR WILL DEEPEN TO A 996 MB LOW 100 MILES NORTH OF
BARROW BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL MOVE TO 250 MILES
NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT BY NOON WED WEAKENING TO 998 MB.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT DECREASING TO 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT BECOMING W.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT BECOMING W 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT BECOMING SE 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT BECOMING W 30 KT, BLOWING SNOW.

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