Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
248 PM AKDT WED JUL 29 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.

PKZ599-301400-
248 PM AKDT WED JUL 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1000 MB LOW 500 MILES NORTH OF THE MACKENZIE RIVER DELTA
WILL MOVE TO 600 MILES NORTH OF PRUDHOE BAY BY THU MORNING. THE
LOW WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AND BE LOCATED 600
MILES NORTH OF BARROW BY THU EVENING. A WEAK RIDGE WILL PERSIST
ALONG THE EASTERN ARCTIC COAST THROUGH THU. A 1006 MB LOW OVER THE
CHUKOTSK PENINSULA WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA FRI.

$$

PKZ500-301400-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
248 PM AKDT WED JUL 29 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ505-301400-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
248 PM AKDT WED JUL 29 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-301400-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
248 PM AKDT WED JUL 29 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

CCC/ET JUL 15


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