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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
139 PM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE WESTERN AND
CENTRAL ARCTIC BETWEEN A 988 MB LOW OVER SIBERIA AND A 1033 MB
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE THAT LIES EAST OF 150W WILL PERSIST
THROUGH SAT.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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