Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
325 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 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.

PKZ599-191330-
325 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 988 mb low currently over the Gulf of Anadyr will move rapidly
south and east tonight to be located over Norton Sound as a 984 mb
low tonight and southeast of Kodiak Island Sunday morning. A
low pressure trough will trail behind the low through Monday over
western Alaska. A ridge of high pressure continues to build south
and east over the high arctic ocean and north slope Monday.

$$

PKZ500-191330-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
325 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...E winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 35 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.WED...E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ505-191330-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
325 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TUE...E winds 35 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.WED...E winds 20 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.THU...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

PKZ510-191330-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
325 PM AKST Sat Nov 18 2017

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

$$

CCC Nov 17



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