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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
231 PM AKDT Mon Oct 16 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 991 mb low near Banks Island will move N Tue
rotating W then S  to be over Point Barrow by early Thu morning
at 995 mb. A rapidly developing low 500 nm N of Point Barrow will
move to 150 nm N of  Point Barrow by Tue morning at 998 mb and
over the central Arctic  Plain by Tue evening. High pressure W of
160W and over the Chukchi Sea will weaken and be pushed W as the
low drops out of the  Arctic to the coast.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas building to 4 ft. Freezing fog.
.TUE...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers and rain
showers. Freezing spray.
.WED...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.WED...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding. Freezing fog.
Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 30 kt becoming NE 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing
fog. Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing fog.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

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