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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
208 PM AKDT THU AUG 28 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WEATHER FRONT HAS MOVED E OF BARROW AND WILL
CONTINUE E THROUGH THE NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE
COASTAL PLAIN BEHIND THE FRONT AND PERSIST THROUGH FRI. A BROAD
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AROUND A 995MB LOW NEAR 75N 165W WILL REMAIN
OVER THE ARCTIC THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE
OVER THE NORTHWEST COAST ON SATURDAY AND MOVE EAST ACROSS THE
ARCTIC THROUGH LATE SUN.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.FRI...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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