Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
347 AM AKDT TUE AUG 4 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.

PKZ599-050300-
347 AM AKDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A FAST MOVING WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE EAST OVER THE BROOKS RANGE
AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE ARCTIC COAST TODAY. A
1023 MB HIGH OVER THE CHUKOTSK PENINSULA WILL MOVE TO THE CENTRAL
CHUKCHI SEA BY WED MORNING...AND TO 100 NM N OF CAPE HALKETT BY
THU MORNING...THEN CONTINUE INTO THE EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA BY FRI
MORNING. A 1004 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER SIBERIA TONIGHT AND MOVE
TO THE CHUKCHI SEA BY LATE THU.

$$

PKZ500-050300-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
347 AM AKDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.WED...N WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.THU...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

PKZ505-050300-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
347 AM AKDT TUE AUG 4 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-050300-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
347 AM AKDT TUE AUG 4 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

SDB/DA AUG 15



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