Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
237 PM AKDT TUE JUL 26 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.

PKZ599-271415-
237 PM AKDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1004 MB LOW CENTERED 150 NM SOUTH OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL
DEEPEN TO 1000 MB NEAR BARROW BY WEDNESDAY MORNING THEN MOVE TO
150 NM NORTH NORTHEAST OF BARROW BY LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

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WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
237 PM AKDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING. FOG AND FREEZING FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG... RAIN.
.THU...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT.

$$

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CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
237 PM AKDT TUE JUL 26 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

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EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
237 PM AKDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
EVENING.
.WED...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.THU...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT.

$$

LTH/RM JUL 16



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