Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
241 AM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

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.

PKZ599-040145-
241 AM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AROUND A 1006 MB LOW 300 NM N OF
BARROW MON AFTERNOON WILL PERSIST AS THE LOW MOVES TO 250 NM N OF
DEMARCATION POINT BY EARLY TUE MORNING. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD E OVER THE ARCTIC COAST BEGINNING TUE MORNING AS A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES TO THE WESTERN ARCTIC WITH A 1024 MB
HIGH NEAR WRANGEL ISLAND TUE EVENING. THE HIGH WILL CONTINUE TO
MOVE E TO BE 200 NM N OF BARROW AT 1022 MB BY LATE WED EVENING.

$$

PKZ500-040145-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
241 AM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ505-040145-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
241 AM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 KT.

$$

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EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
241 AM AKDT MON AUG 3 2015

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 KT.

$$

SDB/DA AUG 15


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