Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
431 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 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.

PKZ599-300200-
431 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL ARCTIC
BETWEEN A 988 MB LOW OVER SIBERIA AND A 1033 MB RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE THAT LIES EAST OF 150W WILL PERSIST THROUGH SAT.

$$

PKZ500-300200-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
431 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

$$

PKZ505-300200-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
431 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ510-300200-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
431 AM AKDT THU SEP 29 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

SDB SEP 16


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