Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
211 PM AKDT FRI AUG 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.

PKZ599-231230-
211 PM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE FROM THE BEAUFORT SEA TO THE NORTHERN
BERING SEA WILL PERSIST THROUGH SAT THEN WEAKEN. A LOW PRESSURE
TROUGH IN THE NORTHEAST CHUKCHI SEA WILL MOVE TO BARTER ISLAND BY
4AM SUN. A COLD FRONT WEST OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS
THE CHUKCHI SEA SAT AND TO PRUDHOE BAY BY 4PM SUN.

$$

PKZ500-231230-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
211 PM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ505-231230-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
211 PM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-231230-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
211 PM AKDT FRI AUG 22 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

AUG 14


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