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FZAK61 PAFG 301315
OFFN15

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
415 AM AKST FRI JAN 30 2015
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...1045 MB HIGH REMAINS OVER MAINLAND ALASKA. A 997 MB
LOW 250 NM NORTHWEST OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE NE TO 77 N 150 W
BY SAT MORNING. A WARM FRONT EXTENDING SOUTHWEST FROM THE LOW
WILL MOVE FROM THE NORTHWEST COAST TO BARROW LATE THIS
MORNING...THEN PRUDHOE BAY BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON...AND EXITING
THE AREA SAT MORNING.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 45 KT BECOMING SW 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 45 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...W WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT.

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