Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 212122
OFFAFG

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
122 PM AKDT SUN SEP 21 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.

PKZ599-221230-
122 PM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE NORTHERN ARCTIC. A
1003MB LOW NEAR BARROW WILL MOVE NORTH AND THEN BE ABSORBED BY A
994MB LOW THAT WILL MOVE FROM THE CHUKCHI SEA TO BARROW BY MON
EVENING...THEN CONTINUE NE TO 250NM N OF BARTER ISLAND BY EARLY
WED.

$$

PKZ500-221230-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
122 PM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.MON...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG...RAIN. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ505-221230-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
122 PM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ510-221230-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
122 PM AKDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. SNOW IN THE EVENING. FOG.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

SDB/RM SEP 14


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