Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
159 PM AKDT Tue Aug 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.

PKZ599-231600-
159 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1017 mb high over Wrangel Island with ridging extending NE to
a 1016 mb high 500 nm N of Point Barrow will remain stationary
through the week. Low pressure will persist to the SE of the ridge
with a 1000 mb low moving N over Deadhorse Wed morning then stall
100 nm offshore through Fri morning.

$$

PKZ500-231600-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
159 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.Tonight...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ505-231600-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
159 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.Tonight...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ510-231600-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
159 PM AKDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.Tonight...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Fog after midnight.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog in the morning.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Snow showers.
.THU...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Snow.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

LTH Aug 17



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