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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
437 AM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AROUND A 985 MB LOW WILL
REMAIN OVER THE ARCTIC...BUT SLIDE NW. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
WILL MOVE N  OVER THE ARCTIC NEAR SHORE WATERS WITH A 1023 MB
CENTER DEVELOPING OVER THE ARCTIC PLAIN SUN NIGHT. THE RIDGE WILL
MOVE NE ACROSS THE BEAUFORT SEA MON NIGHT AND TUE WITH RIDGING
EXTENDING W TO WRANGEL ISLAND.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.

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