Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
143 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 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.

PKZ599-221315-
143 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 969 mb low in the western Chukchi Sea will move to 100 nm W of
Wainwright and become stationary through Thu morning, then move E
over Point Barrow Thu evening, and to Demarcation Point Fri
evening. Weak high pressure will persist N of 75N.

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PKZ500-221315-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
143 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...E winds 45 kt. Seas 12 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 40 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...NW winds 35 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...S winds 50 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.SUN...S winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ505-221315-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
143 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

$$

PKZ510-221315-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
143 PM AKST Tue Nov 21 2017

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

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Nov 17



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