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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
149 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1025MB HIGH NEAR 83N 170W WILL DRIFT NORTH. A 982MB
LOW OVER PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND WILL DRIFT INTO THE CENTRAL
INTERIOR OF ALASKA THROUGH SAT MORNING...THEN DRIFT NORTHEAST AS
IT WEAKENS. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE ARCTIC WILL TIGHTEN
FRI AND SAT THEN RELAX ON SUN.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT INCREASING TO 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS INCREASING TO 8
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT DECREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 89 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT DECREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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