Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
453 AM AKDT Wed Aug 23 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.

PKZ599-240200-
453 AM AKDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
Ridging will persist over the NW Arctic and Chukchi Sea with a
1019 mb high moving to 200 nm NW of Point Lay Fri morning.
Ridging will build E over the Arctic Coast Thu and drift offshore
Fri. A 1000 mb low will move N across MacKenzie Bay today then
merge with a low over Banks Island. A broad area of low pressure
will persist over mainland Alaska.

$$

PKZ500-240200-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
453 AM AKDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ505-240200-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
453 AM AKDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ510-240200-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
453 AM AKDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Today...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

SDB Aug 17



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