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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
448 AM AKST Fri Nov 24 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 1003 mb low near Deadhorse will move E and merge
with low  pressure over the Canadian Archipelago. A 1023 mb high
N of the  Canadian Archipelago will move SW to 800 nm north of
Point Barrow  by Sat morning with high pressure extending south
over the Central and Eastern Arctic Coast. A weather front
associated with a 987  mb low over Siberia moves to the Chukchi
Sea and SW Arctic by Sat  morning.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 kt decreasing to 15 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft subsiding to 5 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TODAY...NE winds 20 kt becoming N 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 kt.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TODAY...E winds 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SAT...W winds 10 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 kt.

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