Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 281030
OFFAFG

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
230 AM AKDT THU JUL 28 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.

PKZ599-290015-
230 AM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A WEAK 996 MB LOW 400 NM NORTH OF PRUDHOE BAY WILL CONTINUE TO
MOVE NORTH THROUGH FRIDAY. A 1005 MB LOW WILL MOVE EAST OVER THE
GULF OF ANADYR FRIDAY MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST OVER
ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND INTO NORTON SOUND SATURDAY

$$

PKZ500-290015-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
230 AM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ505-290015-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
230 AM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-290015-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
230 AM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

CCC/JK JUL 16


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