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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
224 PM AKST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure extending from the high Arctic to the
Banks Island  will persist through Thu. A 993mb low in the Bering
Sea will move tonight tightening the gradient along the the
Arctic Coast resulting in strong easterly winds. The low will
dissipate  Thursday afternoon.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Freezing rain. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.THU...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NE winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...NE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.

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