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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
305 PM AKST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 997 mb low near Provideniya will move to 60 nm
north of  Shishmaref as a 1000 mb low by 3am Thu, and to 100 nm
east of  Kotzebue as a 1005 mb low by 3pm Thu. This low will
continue east across the Brooks Range and weaken Thu night.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt becoming S. Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt becoming NE.
.THU...NW winds 15 kt.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TONIGHT...SW winds 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt and becoming SE in
the evening.
.THU...N winds 10 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1
NM or less.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt decreasing to 10 kt.
.THU...S winds 5 kt. Freezing fog.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.FRI...W winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.

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