Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
228 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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.

PKZ599-171215-
228 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A WEATHER FRONT STRETCHING FROM THE YUKON DELTA TO KOTZEBUE TO
BARTER ISLAND WILL DRIFT SLOWLY NORTHWEST AND WEAKEN THROUGH THU.
HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE ARCTIC COAST OF ALASKA AND OVER
NORTHEAST RUSSIA WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRI. A LOW IN BRISTOL BAY
WILL PERSIST THROUGH WED. A STRONG LOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE GULF
OF ALASKA THU.



$$

PKZ500-171215-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
228 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

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CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
228 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

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EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
228 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

SEP 14


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