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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
349 AM AKDT WED MAY 4 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...THE 1002 MB LOW OVER MACKENZIE BAY WILL MOVE NORTH.
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI AND
BEAUFORT SEAS...AND WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST OVER THE EASTERN
ALASKAN ARCTIC COAST BEHIND THE MACKENZIE BAY LOW.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...MAINLY N WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...EXCEPT E WINDS
20 KT NORTH OF CAPE LISBURNE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 5 KT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 KT...EXCEPT W WINDS 15 KT
EAST OF BARTER ISLAND.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT.

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