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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
322 AM AKST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure extending SE from a 1047 mb high N of
the New  Siberian Islands will persist across the Arctic through
Sun. A  993mb low in Kotzebue Sound will move NW across the
Chukchi Sea  today and dissipate tonight. A broad area of low
pressure will  persist over mainland Alaska.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TODAY...NE winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TODAY...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.

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