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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
205 PM AKDT WED MAY 24 2017
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...RIDGING OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC WILL PERSIST. A
TROUGH OF LOW  PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE WESTERN ARCTIC AS A
993 MB LOW MOVES  FROM THE SEWARD PENINSULA N ACROSS THE CHUKCHI
SEA AND MERGES  WITH A 997 MB THAT DEVELOPS NEAR POINT BARROW AND
MOVES W. THE  LOW WILL MOVE OVER WRANGEL ISLAND BY SAT MORNING
WITH THE TROUGH  EXTENDING N OVER THE DATELINE.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING FOG AND FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 15 KT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. FREEZING FOG AND FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. FREEZING FOG AND FOG.
.THU...SE WINDS 35 KT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 KT.

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