Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
241 AM AKDT THU AUG 21 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.

PKZ599-220015-
241 AM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1022 MB HIGH CENTERED ABOUT 200 MILES NORTH OF DEMARCATION
POINT WILL BUILD TO A 1026 MB HIGH OVER BANKS ISLAND BY 4 AM FRI.
A 991 MB LOW CENTERED ABOUT 180 MILES NORTH OF OSTROV KOTELNYY IN
THE NEW SIBERIAN ISLANDS WILL MOVE TO NEAR 82N/149E BY 4 AM FRI
WEAKENING TO 999 MB...AND DISSIPATE OVER THE HIGH ARCTIC REGION
FRI NIGHT. A NEW 1004 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP AROUND 500 MILES NORTH
OF WRANGEL ISLAND BY 4 AM SAT. A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL
SIBERIAN ARCTIC WATERS WILL MOVE EASTWARD TO THE WESTERN BEAUFORT
SEA AND THE CHUKCHI SEA BY FRI EVENING.


$$

PKZ500-220015-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
241 AM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-220015-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
241 AM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ510-220015-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
241 AM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
FOG.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

RF AUG 14


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