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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
409 AM AKDT Thu Jul 27 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 1022 mb high 50 nm N of Prudhoe Bay will move E
into Canadian  Waters then move N over the coast of Banks Island
by Fri evening. A weather front near the Dateline is associated
with low pressure that extends from high in the Siberian Arctic
to a 996 mb low in  the Gulf of Anadyr this morning, and as the
front moves E the low will move into the Chukchi Sea by Friday
afternoon. The low then  moves N along 170W with troughing
extending S.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TODAY...S winds 25 kt. Seas building to 5 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog, rain.
.FRI...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TODAY...S winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TODAY...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TODAY...E winds 20 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas building to 4
ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TODAY...E winds 20 kt increasing to 25 kt. Seas building to 4
ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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