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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
242 PM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...980 mb low over the Chukchi sea will track near
Barrow and weaken to 991 mb by Thursday evening. A strong 968 mb
low near Nunivak island will quickly track south across the
Aleutians Thursday morning. Another low pressure system will move
into the Western Bering on Saturday.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 kt becoming NW 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing
fog and blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...W winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing fog. Snow
showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...S winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing fog. Snow showers.
Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 kt.
.THU...E winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.
.FRI...SW winds 20 kt.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 kt.
.THU...E winds 10 kt.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 20 kt.
.FRI...S winds 20 kt.

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