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FZAK61 PAFG 011324
OFFN15

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
524 AM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM 400 MILES
NORTH OF WRANGEL ISLAND TO WAINWRIGHT WILL WEAKEN AND LIFT
NORTHWARD INTO THE ARCTIC OCEAN TONIGHT. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA TONIGHT.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WINDS 40 KT DECREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW AND
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT DECREASING TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 FT SUBSIDING
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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