Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
233 PM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

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.

PKZ599-061500-
233 PM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND W OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE
WEEK FROM A 1050 MB HIGH OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA AND MACKENZIE BAY.
A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE COAST.

$$

PKZ500-061500-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
233 PM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-061500-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
233 PM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-061500-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
233 PM AKST MON DEC 5 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

DEC 16



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