Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

Offshore Waters Forecast for the US Arctic Waters

Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest one-third of
the combined wind wave and swell height. Individual waves may be
twice as high.

PKZ599-270030-
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A weak weather front stretching from a low near 80N and 155W will
continue to move east and will be located over Banks Island this
evening. A 1022 mb high pressure system over the north slope will
drift east over McKenzie Delta tonight. A 1007 mb low 500 NM west
of Wrangel Island will move northeast and deepen and will be
located 300 nm northwest of Wrangel Island as a 988 mb low
Wednesday morning. A Strong front extending south of the low will
move rapidly east over the Chukchi Sea today and tonight and will
approach the northwest coast of Alaska Wednesday night.

$$

PKZ500-270030-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.Today...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...W winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ505-270030-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.Today...W winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ510-270030-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
355 AM AKDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.Today...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.THU...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

CCC Sep 17



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