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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
236 PM 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...A broad area of low pressure extends across the
Arctic. This will keep winds west to northwest the next few days.
A weather front  embedded in this low is moving across the
Eastern Arctic Coast  and will elevate wind speeds along the
Eastern North Slope  through Sunday.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.SUN...W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
.SUN...W winds 25 kt. Freezing fog.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.
.SUN...NW winds 25 kt. Freezing fog.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog. Snow.
.SUN...W winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or
less.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

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

.TONIGHT...W winds 35 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 40 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 45 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SUN...W winds 40 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.

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