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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
453 AM AKDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...Ridging will persist over the NW Arctic and Chukchi
Sea with a  1019 mb high moving to 200 nm NW of Point Lay Fri
morning.  Ridging will build E over the Arctic Coast Thu and
drift offshore Fri. A 1000 mb low will move N across MacKenzie
Bay today then  merge with a low over Banks Island. A broad area
of low pressure  will persist over mainland Alaska.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TODAY...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TODAY...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TODAY...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog and freezing fog.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TODAY...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Rain showers and snow showers.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.THU...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TODAY...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.THU...W winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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