Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
407 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 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.

PKZ599-230315-
407 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1038MB HIGH NEAR 79N 172W WILL WOBBLE AROUND AS IT WEAKENS TO
1033MB THEN MOVES W LATE THU NIGHT. A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
OVER MAINLAND ALASKA IS SHIFTING S AS A WEAK RIDGE MOVES OVER THE
WEST COAST. EASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE ARCTIC...BUT
WEAKEN THU WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS SHIFTING OFFSHORE.

$$

PKZ500-230315-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
407 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-230315-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
407 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 35 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT.

$$

PKZ510-230315-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
407 AM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

SDB/JK OCT 14



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