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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
412 AM AKST TUE JAN 27 2015
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE TROUGH ALONG THE ARCTIC COAST FROM BARROW
EAST WILL MOVE TO ANAKTUVUK TO INUVIK BY 3PM TUE AND THEN MOVE
EAST. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE STRETCHING ACROSS INTERIOR ALASKA
TO THE CHUKCHI SEA WILL BUILD NORTH OVER THE NORTH SLOPE TONIGHT
AND PERSIST INTO THU. A STRONG FRONT IN EASTERN RUSSIA WILL MOVE
EAST ACROSS THE CHUKCHI SEA THU PM.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 KT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...W WINDS 30 KT DECREASING TO 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
VSBY LESS THAN 1 NM.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 35 KT DECREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
BLOWING SNOW. VSBY LESS THAN 1 NM.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.

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