Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
351 AM AKDT FRI AUG 29 2014

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.

PKZ599-300030-
351 AM AKDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A WEATHER FRONT NEAR PRUDHOE BAY WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST TO
BE NEAR DEMARCATION POINT BY THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
MOVE OVER THE COASTAL PLAIN BEHIND THE FRONT AND PERSIST THROUGH
FRI. A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AROUND A 995MB LOW NEAR 75N 165W
WILL REMAIN OVER THE ARCTIC THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEATHER FRONT
WILL MOVE OVER THE NORTHWEST COAST ON SATURDAY AND MOVE EAST
ACROSS THE ARCTIC THROUGH LATE SUN.

$$

PKZ500-300030-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
351 AM AKDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ505-300030-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
351 AM AKDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ510-300030-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
351 AM AKDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

CCC/DJH AUG 14



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