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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
139 PM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS EAST TO WEST ACROSS
THE ARCTIC OCEAN AND WILL SPREAD EAST INTO THE CANADIAN
ARCHIPELAGO BY EARLY MON. MEANWHILE...A WEAK 1008 MB LOW WILL
DEVELOP 50 NM NORTH OF BARROW LATE SUN NIGHT AND MOVE NORTH INTO
THE ARCTIC OCEAN BY LATE MON NIGHT...WITH HIGH PRESSURE FILLING
IN BEHIND.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

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