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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
211 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC
COAST WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEATHER FRONT
STRETCHING FROM BRISTOL BAY TO THE NORTHEAST INTERIOR OF ALASKA
WILL MOVE TO THE WESTERN INTERIOR AND NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA FRI
AND PERSIST INTO SAT. A 998 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR POINT HOPE
ON SAT.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SNOW. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SNOW. BLOWING SNOW.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SNOW. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. SNOW. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SNOW. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.FRI...E WINDS INCREASING TO 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

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