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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
307 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...Please refer to the Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastline
forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...Trough of low pressure over the western Brooks Range
will weaken  and slide to the south to cross the Seward Peninsula
on Sat and  into Interior Alaska Sat night. A 992 mb low near
77.2N 145.4W in the Beaufort Sea will continue to move north to
around 83N 154W by Sat evening. Weak high pressure over northern
Siberia will drift  east to be over the Bering and Chuckchi Sea
by Sat.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt increasing to 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SAT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 5 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas building to 3 ft. Fog.
.SAT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SAT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.

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