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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
146 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...Please refer to the Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastline
forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...A 969 mb low in the western Chukchi Sea will move to
100 nm W of Wainwright and become stationary through Fri. Weak
high pressure  will move over the eastern Bering Sea this
afternoon, then move inland tonight. A 999 mb low in the N
Pacific will move to the  Central Bering Sea by Wed morning at
978 mb, then over the SW  mainland by Wed evening at 967 mb, then
moves SE.

Norton Sound-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.
.WED...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...N winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
Heavy freezing spray.

Dall Point to Wales-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 50 kt decreasing to 40 kt. Seas 19 ft
subsiding to 14 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy
freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 45 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow and rain. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 45 kt. Seas 17 ft. Blowing snow. Rain. VSBY
1 NM or less. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.

Kotzebue Sound-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 45 kt. Seas 18 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1
NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...W winds 35 kt. Seas 15 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

$$



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