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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
431 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A ridge of high pressure with a 1013 mb center near
the Bering  Strait will remain over the area. The high center
builds to 1026  mb by Fri morning then moves SE Friday. A weather
front associated with a 990 mb low near the Gulf of Anadyr moves
to the Eastern  Bering Sea, Bering Strait, and Chukchi Sea Fri
night. The front  will move over the West Coast by Sat afternoon,
then north and east into the Arctic by Sun morning.

Norton Sound-

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

.TODAY...N winds 25 kt becoming NW 15 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding.
Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.

Dall Point to Wales-

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

.TODAY...NW winds 35 kt. Strongest winds W of St Lawrence Island.
Seas 14 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...S winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.

Kotzebue Sound-

.TODAY...W winds 15 kt.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt increasing to 25 kt. Freezing fog. Snow
showers.
.FRI...W winds 20 kt.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 kt.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.

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