Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
209 PM AKDT MON SEP 26 2016

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.

PKZ599-271500-
209 PM AKDT MON SEP 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1005 MB LOW 250 NM NE OF BARROW WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE BEAUFORT
SEA TOWARDS BANKS ISLAND WHILE DISSIPATING THROUGH WED MORNING. A
STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL MOVE OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA AND
WESTERN ARCTIC TUE.

$$

PKZ500-271500-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
209 PM AKDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ505-271500-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
209 PM AKDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ510-271500-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
209 PM AKDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

LTH/RM SEP 16



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