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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
451 AM AKST Mon Nov 20 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure S of the Bering Strait will move SE. A
986 mb low  near the Kamchatka Peninsula moves to the Gulf of
Anadyr this  evening at 973 mb, and into the Central Chukchi Sea
by Tue  afternoon at 970 mb. The associated weather front will
move to St  Lawrence Island this evening, and to the West Coast
tonight, then into mainland Alaska. A tight pressure gradient
around the low  will produce strong winds across the area Tue and
Tue night.

Norton Sound-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NE winds 10 kt becoming S. Seas building to 3 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1
NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SW winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less. Freezing spray.

Dall Point to Wales-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S winds 25 kt increasing to 35 kt. Seas 6 ft building to
12 ft. Rain. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...S winds 50 kt. Seas 24 ft. Snow and rain. Heavy
freezing spray.
.TUE...W winds 40 kt. Seas 26 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 40 kt. Seas 20 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less. Freezing spray.

Kotzebue Sound-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 45 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1
NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SE winds 45 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less. Heavy freezing spray.

Wales to Cape Thompson-

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

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt becoming SE 25 kt. Seas building to 5 ft.
Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 50 kt. Seas 15 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1
NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SW winds 40 kt. Seas 14 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 45 kt. Seas 17 ft. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less. Heavy freezing spray.

$$



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