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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
212 PM AKDT Wed May 23 2018

...Please refer to the Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastline
forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure persists over the Arctic with a 1026 mb
center 400  nm N of Prudhoe Bay and high pressure pushing SE over
MacKenzie  Bay and W to the New Siberian Islands. The high will
move SE to  Banks Island by Thu morning with ridging extending W
to a 1024 mb center 400 nm N of Demarcation Point, then NW. A
broad area of  low pressure will remain over mainland Alaska and
Arctic plains  through Thu, then gets pushed S to the Brooks
Range.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft subsiding.
.THU...N winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.THU...E winds 20 kt.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 20 kt.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TONIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.THU...E winds 25 kt.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt.
.THU...E winds 25 kt.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 25 kt.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt.

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