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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
146 PM AKDT FRI SEP 30 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE ARCTIC BETWEEN
A 992 MB LOW OVER SIBERIA AND A 1032 MB RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
OVER EASTERN ALASKA WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUN. A TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE ARCTIC PLAIN SAT AND MOVE ALONG THE BEAUFORT SEA
COAST ON SUN.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT BECOMING SE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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