Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
447 AM AKST Fri Nov 24 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.

PKZ599-250300-
447 AM AKST Fri Nov 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1003 mb low near Deadhorse will move E and merge with low
pressure over the Canadian Archipelago. A 1023 mb high N of the
Canadian Archipelago will move SW to 800 nm north of Point Barrow
by Sat morning with high pressure extending south over the Central
and Eastern Arctic Coast. A weather front associated with a 987
mb low over Siberia moves to the Chukchi Sea and SW Arctic by Sat
morning.

$$

PKZ500-250300-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
447 AM AKST Fri Nov 24 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...

.Today...N winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Seas 4 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.MON...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ505-250300-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
447 AM AKST Fri Nov 24 2017

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

$$

PKZ510-250300-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
447 AM AKST Fri Nov 24 2017

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

$$

SDB Nov 17


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