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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
249 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014
...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 BEAUFORT SEA AND
THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA WILL PERSIST FRIDAY NIGHT...THEN BEGIN
TO WEAKEN AND MOVE SOUTH ON SATURDAY AS A WEAK WEATHER FRONT
MOVES SOUTH OVER THE NORTHERN BEAUFORT SEA. ON SUNDAY...THE
WEATHER FRONT WILL STILL BE WELL OFFSHORE...AND THE RIDGE WILL
LIE INLAND OVER THE ARCTIC SLOPE AND WESTWARD TO NEAR WRANGEL
ISLAND.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 KT.

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