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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
147 PM AKST SAT FEB 13 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1040 MB HIGH NEAR 80N 155W WILL DRIFT NW THROUGH
MON AS THE RIDGE AXIS ROTATES TO LIE SE ACROSS THE ARCTIC. WEAK
LOW PRESSURE REMAINS OVER MAINLAND ALASKA. A 995 MB LOW NEAR
POINT HOPE WILL DRIFT NW TO WRANGEL ISLAND BY MON MORNING...THEN
BE ABSORBED BY A LOW THAT MOVES FROM THE WESTERN BERING SEA INTO
SIBERIA.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT BECOMING S. SNOW.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

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