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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
231 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC COAST OF
ALASKA WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUN. A 1003 MB LOW NEAR KOTZEBUE WILL
MOVE TO POINT HOPE AS A 997 MB LOW BY 3PM SAT...AND TO 100 NM
NORTHWEST OF POINT HOPE AS A 1002 MB LOW BY 3PM SUN. A WEATHER
FRONT STRETCHING FROM THE LOW TO WAINWRIGHT TO BARTER ISLAND WILL
PERSIST THROUGH SUN.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SNOW. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

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