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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
335 AM AKST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.SYNOPSIS...Weak high pressure lies over the Bering Strait and
will slide N  over the Chukchi Sea. A 991 mb low has moved to the
Central Bering Sea and will continue E with a front persisting
along 60N. A 983  mb low will move into the Western Bering Sea
Sat night and to  Nunivak Island Sun night at 982 mb. A 975 mb
low will move S into  the Western Arctic Sun night and over the
Northwest Arctic Coast  Mon.

Norton Sound-

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt becoming E 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 kt increasing to 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY
1 NM or less.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 kt.

Dall Point to Wales-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E winds 20 kt increasing to 30 kt. Seas 5 ft building to
8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing fog and blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Kotzebue Sound-

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 kt.
.SAT...NW winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

.TODAY...NW winds 20 kt.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt.
.SAT...N winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 20 kt.

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