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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
352 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...THE 990 MB LOW 250 MI NORTH OF WAINWRIGHT WILL MOVE
SOUTH TO BE ABOUT 150 MI NORTH OF WAINWRIGHT AT 4PM FRI AND 50 NM
N OF WAINWRIGHT AT 4AM SAT. THE RIDGE OVER THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI
SEA AND THE NORTHEAST BERING SEA IS WEAKENING...AND A TROUGH WILL
EXTEND SOUTH FROM THE CHUKCHI SEA LOW TO THE WESTERN INTERIOR BY
4AM SAT. HIGH PRESSURE IS BUILDING OVER THE SOUTHEAST BEAUFORT
SEA AND A WEAK 1010 MB HIGH CENTER WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN MACKENZIE
BAY AND SACHS ISLAND FRIDAY NIGHT.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 KT...DIMINISHING BY NOON. SEAS 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 KT...DIMINISHING AFTER NOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 KT...DIMINISHING AFTER NOON. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.

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