Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
302 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 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.

PKZ599-101315-
302 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA WILL MOVE EAST
THROUGH SUN. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA
WILL PERSIST INTO SAT AND THEN MOVE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA SUN.
A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE ARCTIC COAST OF ALASKA
SUN NIGHT AND MON.

$$

PKZ500-101315-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
302 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ505-101315-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
302 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-101315-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
302 PM AKST FRI DEC 9 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

DEC 16



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