Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
250 PM AKDT FRI AUG 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.

PKZ599-271245-
250 PM AKDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1026 MB HIGH CENTERED NORTH OF BARTER ISLAND WILL MOVE NORTHEAST
OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA FRI NIGHT WHILE THE CENTER MOVES MORE
SLOWLY EAST TO BE 1031 MB OVER BANKS ISLAND SAT AFTERNOON. A
WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE OUT OF EASTERN RUSSIA INTO THE WESTERN
CHUKCHI SEA TONIGHT.

$$

PKZ500-271245-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
250 PM AKDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.SAT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ505-271245-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
250 PM AKDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ510-271245-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
250 PM AKDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

AUG 16



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