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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
456 AM AKDT TUE SEP 27 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 976 MB LOW 300 NM W OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL PRODUCE
A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA...BERING
STRAIT...AND EASTERN BERING SEA TODAY. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE
TO THE WEST COAST EARLY WED MORNING WITH STRONG WESTERLIES
DEVELOPING OVER THE AREA AND PERSISTING INTO THU. A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL PUSH N OVER THE AREA BY LATE THU.

NORTON SOUND-

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

DALL POINT TO WALES-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO
10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

KOTZEBUE SOUND-

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT BECOMING SE 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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