Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
400 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 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.

PKZ599-030015-
400 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA TODAY.
A 1026 MB HIGH WILL FORM 200 MILES NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT
TONIGHT WITH A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE PERSISTING WESTWARD ACROSS
THE BEAUFORT SEA.


$$

PKZ500-030015-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
400 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ505-030015-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
400 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ510-030015-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
400 AM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

RF/DJH SEP 15



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