Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
305 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 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.

PKZ599-291215-
305 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE HIGH ARCTIC THROUGH
SATURDAY...AS A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST ACROSS THE
ARCTIC COAST TONIGHT. A STRONGER LOW AT 983 MB WILL MOVE EAST FROM
THE SIBERIAN ARCTIC TO THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA BY MON AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ500-291215-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
305 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ505-291215-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
305 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-291215-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
305 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

LTH/NTS JUL 16


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