Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 192133
OFFAFG

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
133 PM AKDT FRI SEP 19 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.

PKZ599-201245-
133 PM AKDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1028MB HIGH NEAR 84N 178W WILL DRIFT NORTH. THE TIGHT PRESSURE
GRADIENT OVER THE ARCTIC WILL BEGIN TO RELAX LATE SATURDAY AND
WINDS WILL DIMINISH.

$$

PKZ500-201245-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
133 PM AKDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SNOW. FOG.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN AND SNOW. FREEZING
SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-201245-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
133 PM AKDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ510-201245-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
133 PM AKDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
FOG...SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT. SEAS
11 FT. FOG...SNOW. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

SDB/RM SEP 14


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