Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
406 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 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.

PKZ599-220315-
406 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1041 MB HIGH CENTER NEAR 80N 178W WILL REMAIN QUASI STATIONARY
THROUGH THE WEEK AS IT WEAKENS TO 1033MB. A BROAD AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE OVER MAINLAND ALASKA WILL SHIFT S. EASTERLY FLOW WILL
PERSIST ACROSS THE ARCTIC...BUT WEAKEN BEGINNING THU.

$$

PKZ500-220315-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
406 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS
10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ505-220315-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
406 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 30 KT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KT IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NE WINDS 30 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 35 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 35 KT.

$$

PKZ510-220315-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
406 AM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. GUSTS UP TO 45 KT IN THE EVENING.
.WED...E WINDS 30 KT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$

SDB/JK OCT 14



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