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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
333 AM AKST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 965 mb low will move to Nunivak Island this
afternoon then move SE into the northern Gulf of Alaska by Sun
morning as a broad  area of low pressure develops over mainland
Alaska. A weak ridge  will move to the SE Bering Sea by Sun
Morning, and over the SW  mainland Sun night. A weather front
associated with a 945 mb low  in the Western Bering Sea will move
to the Eastern Bering Sea Mon and over the West Coast Mon night.

Norton Sound-

.TODAY...E winds 20 kt becoming NE 30 kt. Freezing fog and
blowing snow.
.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.SAT...NE winds 15 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 kt.

Dall Point to Wales-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. NE winds increasing to 35 kt S of St
Lawrence Island. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Kotzebue Sound-

.TODAY...E winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

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

.TODAY...E winds 20 kt. Seas building to 4 ft. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy
freezing spray.

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