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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
444 AM AKST FRI DEC 2 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1000 MB LOW IN THE MACKENZIE MAY WITH AN ARCTIC
COLD FRONT STRETCHING SOUTH WILL MOVE EAST TO BANKS ISLAND
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN INTERIOR AND CENTRAL
NORTH SLOPE WILL BUILD THROUGH THROUGH SAT NIGHT. A COLD FRONT
STRETCHING FROM BARROW TO SAVOONGA WILL MOVE TO BARROW TO
KOTZEBUE TO THE YUKON DELTA BY 3PM FRI AND THEN WEAKEN FRI NIGHT.


CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW SHOWERS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW SHOWERS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING FOG. HEAVY
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG AND BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.

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