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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
314 PM AKDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 985 mb low currently sits near 83N 178E with a
trough extending to Wrangel Island. A surface ridge stretches
from the Chukotsk  Peninsula south into Bristol Bay. This ridge
combined with the  aforementioned low will will create a tight
pressure gradient  across the Chukchi Sea Coast on Saturday. The
pressure gradient  will relax on Sunday with the low moving to
the north and surface  high building northward across the state.

Norton Sound-

.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Dall Point to Wales-

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SAT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

Kotzebue Sound-

.TONIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

.TONIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Fog.
.SAT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...S winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

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