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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
226 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WEATHER FRONT STRETCHING FROM THE YUKON DELTA TO
KOTZEBUE TO BARTER ISLAND WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NORTHWEST AND WEAKEN
THROUGH THU.  HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC COAST OF ALASKA
AND OVER NORTHEAST RUSSIA WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRI. A LOW IN
BRISTOL BAY WILL PERSIST THROUGH WED. A STRONG LOW WILL DEVELOP
IN THE GULF OF ALASKA THU.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG. RAIN.
.WED...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. RAIN.
.THU...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.

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