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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
419 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WEATHER FRONT LIES ALONG THE ARCTIC COAST FROM
WRANGEL ISLAND TO BANKS ISLAND. THE FRONT WILL BE PUSHED OUT OF
THE AREA AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE ARCTIC ASSOCIATED
WITH A 1028 MB HIGH NEAR 80N 170W AND A 1029 MB HIGH OVER THE
WEST COAST OF ALASKA MERGE ACROSS THE AREA. THE HIGH WILL
CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE ARCTIC WITH A 1035 MB HIGH 200 NM NE
OF BARROW BY FRI MORNING.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT SUBSIDING. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT BECOMING NW. FREEZING FOG AND FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG AND FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT SUBSIDING. FREEZING FOG AND
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS CALM.
.THU...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS CALM.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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