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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
359 AM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WEATHER FRONT LIES JUST OFF THE WESTERN ARCTIC
COAST FROM POINT LAY TO BARROW THEN NORTHWARD. THE FRONT WILL
MOVE EAST OVER THE ARCTIC SLOPE AND THE BEAUFORT SEA TODAY AND
TONIGHT PASSING PRUDHOE BAY AROUND MIDNIGHT AND DEMARCATION POINT
MONDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR WRANGEL ISLAND WILL
MOVE EAST BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH A 1040 MB HIGH CENTER 100 MN
NORTH OF BARROW MONDAY MORNING.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT TURNING N. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT DIMINISHING. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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