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FZAK61 PAFG 131216
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Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
416 AM AKDT Wed Sep 13 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 990 mb low 200 nm NW of Point Lay will move W to 50
nm N of  Wrangel Island by Thu morning. A front will move N
across the Arctic today with a 997 mb low developing 100 nm NE of
Point Barrow and moving NE across the Beaufort Sea. A ridge of
high pressure will build W over the eastern Arctic Coast tonight
then drift offshore into the Beaufort Sea by Fri morning.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

.TODAY...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft subsiding.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

.TODAY...SW winds 20 kt becoming W 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt becoming SE. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft subsiding.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

.TODAY...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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