Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
204 PM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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.

PKZ599-021315-
204 PM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
AN OCCLUDED FRONT OVER THE EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA WILL WEAKEN AND
MOVE EAST TONIGHT. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER
THE BEAUFORT SEA WED.

$$

PKZ500-021315-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
204 PM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ505-021315-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
204 PM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ510-021315-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
204 PM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

RM/DA SEP 15


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