Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
242 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 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.

PKZ599-231230-
242 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 995 mb low currently located near Nunivak Island will weaken in
place to around 1004 mb by Monday evening. Two areas of weak low
pressure will develop Monday, the first along the Chukchi Coast
and the second along the Beaufort Sea Coast. A 1025 mb high
pressure ridge will build from the Date line east to the High
Canadian Arctic along and near 80N and will persist through
Tuesday.

$$

PKZ500-231230-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
242 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.Tonight...E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ505-231230-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
242 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ510-231230-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
242 PM AKDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

CCC Oct 17



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