Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 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.

PKZ599-230300-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 980 mb 100 nm NW of Point Lay will become stationary as it
weakens through tonight, then moves slowly east. Troughing will
extend W and E from the low. Weak ridge of high pressure will
persist N of 75N with weak high pressure over mainland Alaska.

$$

PKZ500-230300-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING...

.Today...E winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.THU...NW winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...W winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...S winds 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ505-230300-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

$$

PKZ510-230300-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
400 AM AKST Wed Nov 22 2017

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

$$

SDB Nov 17



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