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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
620 AM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

...Please refer to the Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastline
forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...A 970 mb low near Anadyr will Cape Navarin will move
to 200 nm  northwest of Cape Lisburne as a 989 mb low by 3pm Tue,
and to 300 nm north of Prudhoe Bay as a 1000 mb low by 3pm Wed.
Another low  south of Shemya will move to the Central Bering Sea
this afternoon. to near Provideniya as a 1006 mb low by 3pm Wed,
and over the  Interior of Alaska Thu.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S winds 50 kt. Blowing snow. Snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 25 kt.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...S winds 40 kt increasing to 45 kt. Blowing snow. Snow.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 40 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 25 kt.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 kt.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TODAY...S winds increasing to 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing
snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1
NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TODAY...SW winds increasing to 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow.  VSBY
1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1
NM or less.
.WED...SW winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM
or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TODAY...SE winds 10 kt becoming W 30 kt. Snow. Blowing snow.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1
NM or less.
.WED...W winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog. VSBY 1 NM or
less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.

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