Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
236 PM AKDT MON OCT 20 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.

PKZ599-211345-
236 PM AKDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1040 MB HIGH CENTER NEAR 81N 170W WILL REMAIN QUASI STATIONARY
THROUGH THE WEEK AS IT WEAKENS TO 1035MB. A BROAD AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLAND ALASKA. EASTERLY FLOW WILL
PERSIST ACROSS THE ARCTIC.

$$

PKZ500-211345-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
236 PM AKDT MON OCT 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NE WINDS 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ505-211345-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
236 PM AKDT MON OCT 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 35 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT.

$$

PKZ510-211345-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
236 PM AKDT MON OCT 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT.
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

CCC/DA OCT 14


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