Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
409 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

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.

PKZ599-200015-
409 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A weather front will move eastward across the Arctic today. A
1004 mb low 150 NM NE of Deadhorse will move to 350 NM NE of
Deadhorse by this evening. A ridge of high pressure will build
east across the Arctic Coast today behind the front. By early
Wednesday morning a 1024 mb high will sit over Barrow and by early
Thursday morning the high will be located 100 NM N of Deadhorse
at 1033 mb. The high will continue drifting north and east
Thursday night into Friday.

$$

PKZ500-200015-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
409 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Today...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ505-200015-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
409 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Today...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ510-200015-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
409 AM AKDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.Today...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

Sep 17



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