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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
415 AM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A low pressure trough from Inuvik to Deadhorse will
move inland tonight. A trough stretching from Point Lay to Denali
will weaken today. A 995 mb low just west of Anadyr will move
over the  Chukotsk Peninsula as a 985 mb low by 3pm Sat, to the
Bering  Strait as a 980 mb low by 3am Sun, to Sparrevohn as a 994
mb low  by 3pm Sun. A second strong low will move from the
western Bering to near Anadyr on Mon and over the southern
Chukchi Sea Tue.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 15 kt increasing to 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing
fog. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 40 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing fog and blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 15 kt increasing to 35 kt. Seas building to 7
ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S winds 10 kt becoming east 20 kt. Seas building to 3
ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt becoming E 10 kt. Freezing fog.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 20 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 kt.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TODAY...N winds 10 kt.
.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.SUN...NE winds 15 kt.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt.

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