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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
110 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A weather front over the northwest Chukchi Sea will
move east lie from Point Lay north at 6 PM this evening, and from
Barrow north  at midnight tonight. It will lie from Prudhoe Bay
north at 6 AM  Saturday, and southwest from Prudhoe Bay over the
western Brooks  range. Weak high pressure will build in behind
the front.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 kt decreasing to 15 kt. Seas 5 ft
subsiding. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.SUN...S winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Rain.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TONIGHT...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.SUN...S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 kt becoming W. Seas 5 ft. Fog, rain. VSBY 1
NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TONIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas building to 5 ft. Fog and freezing
fog.
.SAT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog and freezing fog.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.SUN...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt becoming S 25 kt. Seas building to 5
ft. Fog and freezing fog.
.SAT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Fog.
.SUN...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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