Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
349 AM AKDT FRI JUL 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.

PKZ599-300030-
349 AM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE HIGH ARCTIC THROUGH
SUNDAY...AS A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE BERING
STRAIT AND CENTRAL BERING SEA. A STRONGER LOW AT 985 MB WILL MOVE
EAST FROM THE SIBERIAN ARCTIC TO THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA BY MON
AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ500-300030-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
349 AM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-300030-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
349 AM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-300030-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
349 AM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

CCC/JK JUL 16



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