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FZAK61 PAFG 192131
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
131 PM AKDT FRI SEP 19 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1028MB HIGH NEAR 84N 178W WILL DRIFT NORTH. A 978
MB LOW OVER PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND WILL DRIFT INTO THE CENTRAL
INTERIOR OF ALASKA BY SATURDAY MORNING...THEN DRIFT NORTHEAST AS
IT WEAKENS. THE TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE ARCTIC COAST AND
WATERS WILL BEGIN TO RELAX LATE SATURDAY AND WINDS WILL DIMINISH.


CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. FOG.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG... RAIN.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG...SNOW.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG...SNOW.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG...SNOW.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG...SNOW.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG...RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.

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