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OFFN15

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
338 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE BEAUFORT
SEA TODAY. A 1026 MB HIGH WILL FORM 200 MILES NORTH OF
DEMARCATION POINT TONIGHT WITH A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE PERSISTING
WESTWARD ACROSS THE BEAUFORT SEA.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. WINDS LOCALLY 25 KT NEAR CAPE LISBURNE
THIS MORNING. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 KT. SEAS 2
FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.

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