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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
203 PM AKST SAT FEB 28 2015
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1000 MB LOW NEAR POINT BARROW WILL MOVE EAST TO 250
NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT THIS EVENING THEN TO ABOUT BANKS
ISLAND BY 9 AM SUN. HIGH PRESSURE CURRENTLY AROUND 1030 MB OVER
THE EASTERN BERING SEA WILL FILL IN BEHIND AND STRENGTHEN TO 1042
MB OVER MAINLAND ALASKA BY SUN MORNING.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT BECOMING 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. BLOWING
SNOW.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SNOW.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING. BLOWING
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 30 KT BECOMING 20 KT AFTER NOON. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 45 KT BECOMING W. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 40 KT BECOMING 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. BLOWING
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 65 KT THIS EVENING.
BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 55 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.

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