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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
251 PM AKDT WED OCT 1 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...THE 1012 MB LOW THAT WAS NORTH OF CAPE LISBURNE AT
4AM THIS MORNING IS MAINLY ALOFT EAST OF BARROW...BUT WILL
REDEVELOP AS A 1014 MB SURFACE LOW NORTH OF KAKTOVIK EARLY THIS
EVENING. THAT LOW WILL THEN MOVE NORTHEAST OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA.
ANOTHER WEAK LOW ABOUT 300 NM NORTH OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE
SOUTHEAST TO BE ABOUT 60 NM WEST OF WAINWRIGHT AT 10 AM
THURSDAY...THEN MOVE ALOFT OVER THE WESTERN BROOKS RANGE AT 4 PM
THURSDAY.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING N BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT
SUBSIDING. FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT SUBSIDING. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT THIS EVENING. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING BY NOON. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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