Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
236 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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.

PKZ599-291345-
236 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 986 MB LOW 150 NM NORTHWEST OF POINT BARROW WILL MOVE OVER
WAINWRIGHT BY 10 AM SAT. THE LOW OVER WAINWRIGHT WILL WEAKEN INTO
A TROUGH EXTENDING FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA BY 4 PM SAT AND WILL
PERSIST INTO SUN. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE LOW
IN THE HIGH ARCTIC LATE SAT INTO EARLY SUN.

$$

PKZ500-291345-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
236 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS
14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ505-291345-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
236 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-291345-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
236 PM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

ET/JK AUG 15


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