Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
510 AM AKDT Thu Oct 19 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.

PKZ599-200030-
510 AM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 980 mb low 180 nm northwest of Barrow will move to near Point
Lay as a 980 mb low by 4pm Thu, to 60 nm west of Kivalina as a
980 mb low by 4am Fri, to near Nome as a 985 mb low by 4pm Fri
then weak slowly. A 992 mb low 60 nm north of Barter Island will
persist through Friday, then move to near Barrow as a 992 mb low
by 4am Sat.


$$

PKZ500-200030-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
510 AM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

.Today...NE winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas 13 ft.
Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 13 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ505-200030-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
510 AM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

.Today...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Seas 10 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ510-200030-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
510 AM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

.Today...E winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

Oct 17


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