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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
245 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1004 MB LOW 200 NM NORTH OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL
CONTINUE NORTHWEST. HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE
BEAUFORT SEA. A WEAK TROUGH OVER INTERIOR ALASKA WILL STRENGTHEN,
AND A MODERATE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL DEVELOP OVER OUR EASTERN
ARCTIC COAST.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT, INCREASING TO 20 KT NORTH OF ICY CAPE
BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT, EXCEPT 10 KT SOUTH OF ICY CAPE. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT, EXCEPT 15 KT WEST OF KAKTOVIK. FREEZING FOG
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG.

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