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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
340 AM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO PERSIST OVER THE
BEAUFORT SEA THROUGH SAT AND THEN MOVE GRADUALLY EAST EARLY SUN.
A TROUGH IN THE WESTERN CHUKCHI SEA WILL LIFT SLOWLY NORTHEAST TO
POINT BARROW BY 4 PM SAT...AND TO PRUDHOE BAY AROUND 10AM SUN. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE CHUKCHI SEA SAT AND MOVE TO
BARTER ISLAND BY SUN.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.

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