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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
252 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 965 MB LOW IN THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE
NORTH TO THE  GULF OF ANADYR BY FRI MORNING AT 999 MB. THE
ASSOCIATED WEATHER  FRONT WILL MOVE NE OVER THE BERING STRAIT
TODAY AND OVER THE  ARCTIC SLOPE TONIGHT. TWO MORE WEATHER FRONTS
WILL MOVE THROUGH  THE AREA FRI AND SAT.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 40 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING E.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.

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