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NWS Forecast

FZAK61 PAFG 301202
OFFN15

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
401 AM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

SYNOPSIS
A 1003 MB LOW 300 MILES NORTH OF BARROW WILL CONTINUE
NORTHEAST. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN AND WESTERN
CHUKCHI SEA AND INLAND OVER THE ARCTIC SLOPE WILL GRADUALLY BUILD
IN OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE CHUKCHI SEA AND THE BEAUFORT
SEA...WITH A  1020 MB HIGH CENTERED 300 MILES NORTH OF WAINWRIGHT
AT 4PM FRIDAY. 

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

TODAY
N WINDS 5 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 3 FT.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI
NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS MORNING


TODAY
NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT SUBSIDING. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY EAST OF WAINWRIGHT ENDING THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

FRI
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
NW WINDS 15 KT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WEST OF POINT
BARROW EARLY THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 15 KT. FOG.

FRI
NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
SW WINDS 20 KT OFFSHORE BECOMING NW 15 KT. SW WINDS
15 KT NEAR SHORE. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY THIS MORNING.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 KT. FOG.

FRI
NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

TODAY
W WINDS 10 KT INCREASING TO 20 KT AFTER NOON.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 15 KT.

FRI
N WINDS 10 KT. FOG.

FRI NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.