Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
230 PM AKDT THU OCT 30 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.

PKZ599-311200-
230 PM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1005 MB LOW 300 MILES NORTH OF PRUDHOE BAY WILL CONTINUE
NORTHEAST. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN AND WESTERN
CHUKCHI SEA AND INLAND OVER THE ARCTIC SLOPE WILL GRADUALLY BUILD
IN OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE CHUKCHI SEA AND THE BEAUFORT
SEA...WITH A 1017 MB HIGH CENTERED NEAR BARROW ON SATURDAY.

$$

PKZ500-311200-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
230 PM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ505-311200-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
230 PM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-311200-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
230 PM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

JL OCT 14



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