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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 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.

PKZ599-221600-
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
High pressure will build along the western Arctic, but then give
way to another weather front, which will move eastward over the
Chukchi Sea on Friday, and onto the western arctic coast Friday
night. That front will continue east over the Alaskan Arctic coast
on Saturday.

$$

PKZ500-221600-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...W winds increasing to 35 kt. Gusts up to 50 kt after
midnight. Seas 6 ft increasing to 9 ft. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt diminishing to
30 kt in the afternoon. Seas 9 ft decreasing to 6 ft. Fog. VSBY 1
NM or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain and snow.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ505-221600-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...SE winds 30 kt becoming W after midnight. Gusts up to
50 kt. Seas 6 ft increasing to 9 ft in ice-free seas. Rain in the
evening. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less.
.SAT...W winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft
in ice-free seas. Fog. VSBY 1 NM or less in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft decreasing to 6 ft in ice-
free seas. Fog.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft in ice-free seas.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft in ice-free seas. Rain.
.MON...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft in ice-free seas.
.TUE...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in ice-free seas.
.WED...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in ice-free seas.

$$

PKZ510-221600-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
113 PM AKDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...S winds 30 kt. Gusts up to 45 kt after midnight. Seas
6 ft. Fog and freezing fog.
.SAT...W winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas 8 ft. Rain
in the morning. Fog.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas
10 to 12 ft. Fog.
.SUN...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Rain and snow.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

LTH Jul 17



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