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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
257 PM AKST Fri Nov 17 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A Siberian Low pressure system will deepen to 983mb
as it tracks  Southeast across the Bering Strait Saturday night.
NW winds will  quickly increase for much of the Bering Sea
through Monday  morning, when a strong high pressure system will
move in to help  moderate conditions.

Norton Sound-

.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt becoming SE. Seas 3 ft subsiding.
.SAT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Freezing
spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Heavy freezing spray.

Dall Point to Wales-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft building to 8 ft. Rain and
snow.
.SAT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Rain and snow. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 45 kt. Seas 22 ft. Snow and freezing rain.
Freezing spray.
.SUN...NW winds 45 kt. Seas 22 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Kotzebue Sound-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft subsiding. Freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt becoming S. Seas 6 ft subsiding to 4 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing fog. Snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog. Heavy freezing
spray.

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