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FZAK61 PAFG 231206
OFFN15

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
405 AM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...THE 1028 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER MACKENZIE BAY WILL
MOVE NORTH OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA. A RIDGE FROM THIS HIGH EXTENDS
WESTWARD ALONG A LINE FROM THE CENTER TO BARROW...AND OFFSHORE
WEST OF BARROW. THE RIDGE WILL MOVE NORTH ALONG WITH THE HIGH
CENTER...AS THE THERMAL TROUGH REDEVELOPS OVER INTERIOR ALASKA.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT SAT MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT SAT MORNING. SEAS 4 FT
BUILDING TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT SAT MORNING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT SAT MORNING. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

.TODAY...E WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KT SAT AFTERNOON. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.

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