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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
405 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1034 MB HIGH CENTERED 200 MILES NORTHWEST OF ICY
CAPE WILL BUILD TO A 1041 MB HIGH CENTERED 150 NM N OF CAPE
HALKETT BY SAT AFTERNOON. BY LATE SAT NIGHT THE HIGH WILL BUILD
TO 1050 MB CENTER OVER THE YUKON TERRITORY. A WEATHER FRONT WILL
MOVE NORTHWARD INTO THE CHUKCHI SEA SAT EVENING.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...SE WINDS 35 KT. FOG...SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING E...INCREASING
TO 25 KT SAT AFTERNOON. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW DEVELOPING.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 KT BECOMING SE.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT TURNING E
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER NOON. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.

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