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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
334 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 993mb low in Kotzebue Sound will move NW across the
Chukchi Sea today and dissipate tonight. Weak high pressure will
move over  the area this morning, then inland tonight before
dissipating. A  broad area of low pressure will persist over
mainland Alaska. A  977 mb low in the Western Aleutians will move
E, with a 989 mb low developing over the N Pacific and moving to
Cold Bay by Fri  morning at 969 mb, then near Nunivak Island by
late Fri evening at 970 mb.

Norton Sound-

.TODAY...SW winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.

Dall Point to Wales-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Kotzebue Sound-

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

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