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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
235 PM AKDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 991 mb low near Deadhorse will move to 100 NM NE of
Nuiqsut by  4 am Thursday and to 50 NM NE of Barrow by 4 PM
Thursday. By 4 AM on Friday this low will be 75 NM NW of Point
Lay. An 998 mb low  140 NM N of Wainwright will move to 100 NM N
of Wainwright by 4 AM Thursday at 992 MB and to 40 NM E of Point
Lay by 4PM Thursday.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt becoming SE 20 kt. Seas 4 ft building to
6 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

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

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...W winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

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