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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
400 AM AKST SUN FEB 14 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1040 MB HIGH NEAR 81N 165W WILL DRIFT NORTHWEST
THROUGH MONDAY AS THE RIDGE AXIS ROTATES TO LIE SE ACROSS THE
ARCTIC. WEAK LOW PRESSURE REMAINS OVER MAINLAND ALASKA. A 997 MB
LOW 100 NM NORTHWEST OF POINT HOPE WILL DRIFT TO NORTHWEST OF
WRANGEL ISLAND AND BE ABSORBED BY A LOW THAT MOVES FROM SIBERIA.


CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

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