Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 292149
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
149 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 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.

PKZ599-301300-
149 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 992 MB LOW BY BARROW WILL DRIFT SOUTH AND WEAKEN OVERNIGHT INTO
A TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN ARCTIC COAST EXTENDING FROM A COMPLEX
LOW OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP FROM THE
MACKENZIE DELTA NORTHWEST INTO THE EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA SUN INTO
MON. MEANWHILE...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WESTERN
AND CENTRAL ARCTIC COAST...AND EASTERN CHUKCHI SEA MON.

$$

PKZ500-301300-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
149 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ505-301300-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
149 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ510-301300-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
149 PM AKDT SAT AUG 29 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

ET/DA AUG 15


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