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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
154 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 988 mb low near Barrow will move SE to the Brooks
Range by Fri  afternoon before merging with a low in the Canadian
Archipelago.A ridge of high pressure will move to the Western
Arctic by Fri  afternoon, then move E across the Arctic as a low
pressure system  and weather front move to the Western Arctic Sat.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt decreasing to 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Freezing fog. Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding. Freezing fog. Snow
showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.

$$



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