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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
225 PM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1038MB HIGH NEAR 79N 175W WILL WOBBLE AROUND AS IT
WEAKENS TO 1032MB THEN MOVES W LATE THU NIGHT. A BROAD AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE OVER MAINLAND ALASKA IS SHIFTING S AS A WEAK RIDGE
MOVES OVER THE WEST COAST. EASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE
ARCTIC...BUT WEAKEN THU NIGHT WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS SHIFTING
OFFSHORE.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

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