Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 272205
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
205 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 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.

PKZ599-281400-
205 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A WEATHER FRONT EXTENDING SOUTHWEST FROM A 991MB LOW NEAR 78N 178W
TO A 994MB LOW NEAR 73N 165W AND THEN SW WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE
ARCTIC. AS THE 994MB LOW DEEPENS TO 990MB AND MOVES TO 76N 152W
THE FRONT WILL MOVE TO LIE FROM THE LOW TO KUPARIK AND SW ACROSS
MAINLAND ALASKA BY THU MORNING...THEN CONTINUES TO MOVE E INTO
THE CANADIAN ARCTIC BY EARLY FRI. A SECOND FRONT WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE ARCTIC FRI AFTERNOON THROUGH SAT.

$$

PKZ500-281400-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
205 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ505-281400-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
205 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ510-281400-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
205 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

SDB/DA AUG 14


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