Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
301 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

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.

PKZ599-211215-
301 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1018 mb high near 220 nm northwest of Demarcation Point will
slowly move E into the Canadian Archipelago by early Tue. A 1002
mb low 125 nm S of Wrangel Island will move to the central
Chukchi Sea by Mon afternoon, moving east to Cape Lisburne by Tue
morning and near Demarcation Point by Wed morning. The associated
weather front will cross the Chuckchi Sea tonight.

$$

PKZ500-211215-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
301 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.Tonight...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog through the night.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog, rain.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain.
.TUE...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ505-211215-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
301 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.Tonight...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ510-211215-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
301 PM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.Tonight...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

NTS/DJH Aug 17


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