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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
308 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 997 mb low near Provideniya will move to 60 nm
north of  Shishmaref as a 1000 mb low by 3am Thu, and to 100 nm
east of  Kotzebue as a 1005 mb low by 3pm Thu. This low will
continue east across the Brooks Range and weaken Thu night. High
pressure will build over the northern Bering Sea Thu and Thu
night.

Norton Sound-

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Fog, snow.
.THU...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt.

Dall Point to Wales-

.TONIGHT...S winds 30 kt becoming W. Seas 12 ft. Freezing fog and
blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Kotzebue Sound-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU...W winds 30 kt increasing to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...W winds 15 kt.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the evening.
Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...NW winds 35 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt.

$$



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