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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
406 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 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 will move eastward across the Arctic
today. A  1004 mb low 150 NM NE of Deadhorse will move to 350 NM
NE of  Deadhorse by this evening. A ridge of high pressure will
build  east across the Arctic Coast today behind the front. By
early  Wednesday morning a 1024 mb high will sit over Barrow and
by early Thursday morning the high will be located 100 NM N of
Deadhorse  at 1033 mb. The high will continue drifting north and
east  Thursday night into Friday.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TODAY...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TODAY...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TODAY...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow and rain showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt. Seas building to 4 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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