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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
347 AM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 996 MB LOW OVER BARROW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST INTO THE
BEAUFORT SEA TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
OVER THE SOUTH CHUKCHI SEA BEHIND THE LOW. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE
EAST ACROSS THE SOUTH CHUKCHI SEA TUESDAY NIGHT AND BE NORTH OF
BARROW WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS SECOND LOW WILL CONTINUE EAST TO
THE BEAUFORT SEA THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS RAPIDLY FROM
THE WEST.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING W AND INCREASING TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 5 FT. FOG. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT THIS MORNING. SEAS BUILDING
TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT BECOMING W 25 KT THIS MORNING. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

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