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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
407 AM AKST MON FEB 27 2017
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1016 MB LOW 175 NM WEST OF POINT LAY WITH A TROUGH
EXTENDING  EAST ALONG THE NORTH SLOPE COAST WILL FURTHER WEAKEN
AS IT MOVES  SOUTH OF THE BROOKS RANGE TODAY. IN ITS WAKE STRONG
HIGH PRESSURE  OVER EASTERN SIBERIA WILL STRENGTHEN TO AROUND
1050 MB OVER THE  CHUKOTSK PENINSULA BY TUE AFTERNOON...WITH
RIDING EXTENDING E  ACROSS THE NORTH SLOPE THROUGH WED MORNING.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING NE.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT BECOMING N.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

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