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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
350 AM AKST SUN DEC 21 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS FROM 700 MILES NORTH
OF WRANGEL ISLAND TO 300 MILES EAST OF BANKS ISLAND. BY MON
AFTERNOON THE RIDGE WILL EXTEND FROM 900 MILES NORTH OF BARROW TO
300 MILES EAST OF BANKS ISLAND. A WEAK 1008 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP
150 MILES NORTH OF ICY CAPE MON MORNING. A NARROW LOW PRESSURE
TROUGH JUST SOUTH OF THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN ARCTIC COAST WILL
GRADUALLY WEAKEN TODAY AND TONIGHT.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...N WINDS 30 KT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 KT...EXCEPT W 10 KT NEAR SHORE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 KT...EXCEPT WEST 10 KT NEAR SHORE.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.

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