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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
420 AM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 1004 mb low over Kotzebue Sound that will move S
and merge with a low S of the Alaska Peninsula. A 1017 mb high
over the Gulf of  Anadyr will drift S and merge with a ridge over
the N Pacific Sun morning. Ridging will persist over the Chukchi
Sea and Eastern Bering Sea through Sun. A 999 mb low will move
into the Western  Chukchi Sea Mon morning and a weather front
will move east across the area early Mon morning. The low will
move over the northwest Arctic Coast by Tuesday morning.

Norton Sound-

.TODAY...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Dall Point to Wales-

.TODAY...NW winds 25 kt. Strongest winds near the Bering Strait.
Seas building to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt. Strongest winds
near the Bering Strait. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Kotzebue Sound-

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft subsiding. Fog.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

.TODAY...N winds 25 kt diminishing to 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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