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FZAK61 PAFG 122241
OFFN15

Navtex Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
241 PM AKDT Thu Oct 12 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 960 mb 300 nm W of St Matthew Island will move into
the Gulf of Anadyr and weaken through the weekend. A 1039 mb high
800 nm N of Point Barrow with ridging extending SE across the
Arctic to Banks Island will drift W while the ridge slides W to
lie from 80N 180 to MacKenzie Bay by Sat morning, and by Sun
morning will lie from 76N 180 to Point Barrow, then E over the
near shore waters. A 996 mb low will move from high in the
Canadian Archipelago to the Beaufort Sea by Sun morning.

Cape Thompson to Cape Beaufort-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Fog.
.FRI...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Fog.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Fog.
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.

Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow and rain.
.FRI...E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Fog.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Fog and freezing fog.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.

Point Franklin to Cape Halkett-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing fog.
.FRI...E winds 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing
fog.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing
spray.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing spray.

Cape Halkett to Flaxman Island-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft building to 12 ft. Freezing
fog. Freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing
fog.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing
spray.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing spray.

Flaxman Island to Demarcation Point-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing
spray.
.FRI...E winds 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing
fog. Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing
spray.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing fog. Freezing spray.

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