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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
417 AM AKDT TUE MAY 31 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1010 MB LOW 750 NM NORTH OF PRUDHOE BAY WILL DEEPEN
AS IT MOVES SOUTHEAST TO BE 1004 MB 300 NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION
POINT AT 4 PM WED...THEN TURN SOUTHWEST AND WEAKEN. HIGH PRESSURE
CENTERED 300 NM NW OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE EAST TO BE 1023 MB
150 NM NE OF WRANGEL ISLAND AT 4 PM WED WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING
EASTWARD OVER THE SOUTHERN BEAUFORT SEA. A 1006 MB THERMAL LOW
WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHERN INTERIOR ALASKA ON TUE...THEN MOVE
SOUTH AND DEEPEN TO BE 995 MB OVER THE SOUTHERN INTERIOR WED
AFTERNOON.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 FT. FREEZING FOG AND
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AND FOG. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 FT. FREEZING FOG.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT SUBSIDING. FREEZING FOG AND
FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS CALM. FREEZING FOG.

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