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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
441 AM AKST SAT FEB 25 2017
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE
BROOKS RANGE AND ARCTIC COAST THROUGH SAT AFTERNOON. A LOW IN THE
WESTERN BERING  SEA WILL MOVE N AND OVER THE CHUKOTSK PENINSULA
SAT AND THEN INTO  THE CHUKCHI SEA BY SAT NIGHT.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. FREEZING FOG. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

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