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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
355 AM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WEATHER FRONT CURRENTLY ALONG 77N 160W TO NEAR
WRANGEL ISLAND EXTENDS FROM A 988MB LOW NEAR 81N 176W. THE FRONT
WILL SWEEP AND PIVOT EASTWARD AS THE LOW MOVES E. THE FRONT WILL
LIE FROM CAPE DEZHNEV TO 77N 155 W BY WED AFTERNOON...MOVING TO
CAPE HALKETT TO 77N 150W EARLY THU MORNING. THE FRONT WILL EXIT E
OF THE AREA LATE THU. LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN THE ARCTIC
OFFSHORE THROUGH SUN.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT THIS MORNING BECOMING 25 KTS. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

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