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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
230 PM AKST Thu Jan 18 2018

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 996 mb low near Barrow will move to 300 nm north of
Deadhorse  by 3pm Fri as a 1009 mb low, and to 400 nm north of
Barter Island  by 3am Sat as a 1012 mb low. An arctic cold front
stretching south  from the low to Atigun Pass will move to Barter
Island by 3am  Fri, and to Inuvik by 3pm Fri.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 kt.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TONIGHT...W 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt. Blowing snow.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt increasing to 30 kt. Snow. Blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt increasing to 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...W winds 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt increasing to 25 kt. Snow. Blowing snow.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI...W winds 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.SAT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.

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