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FZAK61 PAFG 120022
OFFN15

Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
321 PM AKST Fri Jan 11 2019

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

.SYNOPSIS...A ridge of high pressure N of 75N lies W to E across
the Arctic with a 1039 mb center 400 nm N of Kaktovik, and a 1039
mb center 200 nm NE of Wrangel Island. A weak trough lies over
the Eastern Arctic Coast but will dissipate as high pressure
builds over the Arctic Plain tonight. By Sun morning a 1045 mb
high will be 400  nm N of Point Barrow with troughing over the
Arctic Plain and a  trough pushing N over the Chukchi Sea.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TONIGHT...NE winds 25 kt.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Blowing snow.
.SUN...NE winds 25 kt. Blowing snow. VSBY 1 NM or less.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT...NE winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Freezing fog.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT...NE winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt. Freezing fog.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Freezing fog and blowing snow.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Blowing snow and freezing fog.

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