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OFFN14

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
227 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WEATHER FRONT FROM EAST OF KOTZEBUE SOUND TO NOME
AND SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND MONDAY AFTERNOON WILL MOVE SOUTH OF
SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND MONDAY NIGHT AND SOUTH OF NORTON SOUND
TUESDAY MORNING...THEN WEAKEN. A 997 MB LOW OVER THE WESTERN
BROOKS RANGE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST OF BARROW LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE NORTHEAST TO THE BEAUFORT SEA TUESDAY
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE SOUTH CHUKCHI SEA BEHIND
THE LOW. ANOTHER LOW WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE SOUTH CHUKCHI SEA
TUESDAY NIGHT AND BE NORTH OF BARROW WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS
SECOND LOW WILL CONTINUE EAST TO THE BEAUFORT SEA THURSDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS RAPIDLY FROM THE WEST.

NORTON SOUND-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT BECOMING N. SEAS 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT.
RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

DALL POINT TO WALES-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

KOTZEBUE SOUND-

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.

WALES TO CAPE THOMPSON-

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT DECREASING TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT. FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.

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