Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
414 AM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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.

PKZ599-310030-
414 AM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 999 MB LOW OVER THE WESTERN BROOKS RANGE WILL DRIFT SOUTH AND
WEAKEN TODAY OVER THE INTERIOR TONIGHT. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
OVER THE WESTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE EAST TO THE WEST COAST OF
ALASKA BY MON AFTERNOON...AND EXTEND FROM THE INTERIOR TO THE
BEAUFORT SEA ON TUE. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP FROM THE MACKENZIE
DELTA NORTHWEST INTO THE FAR EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA TONIGHT AND MON
AND THEN MOVE EAST ON TUE.

$$

PKZ500-310030-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
414 AM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ505-310030-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
414 AM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ510-310030-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
414 AM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

EWP/DJH AUG 15



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