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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
422 AM AKDT SUN APR 19 2015
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A COMPLEX LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WITH A PRIMARY 982 MB
LOW OVER SAND POINT AND A SECONDARY 983 MB LOW OVER ST LAWRENCE
ISLAND WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE TO THE NORTH AND WILL BE SOUTH OF
THE BERING STRAIT AND OVER NEAR NORTON SOUND SUNDAY EVENING. THE
LOWS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTH INTO THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA
AND BERING STRAIT MONDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER
THE HIGH ARCTIC.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM
.MON...SE WINDS 30 KT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT.

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