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OFFN14

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
400 AM AKDT THU AUG 28 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WEATHER FRONT IN THE BERING STRAIT WILL CONTINUE TO
MOVE EAST AND SOUTH INTO THE WESTERN ALASKA THURSDAY AND INTO THE
WESTERN INTERIOR THURSDAY NIGHT. A 1013MB HIGH WILL MOVE OVER THE
AREA BEHIND THE FRONT THU AFTERNOON. THE FRONT WILL STALL ALONG
THE ALASKA RANGE AND IN THE LOWER YUKON VALLEY AS IT
WEAKENS...EVENTUALLY PULLING E OUT OF THE AREA.

NORTON SOUND-

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

DALL POINT TO WALES-

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 KT...EXCEPT N WINDS 25 KT FROM THE BERING
STRAIT TO SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

KOTZEBUE SOUND-

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT BY NOON. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 FT. FOG... RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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