Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 301156
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
356 AM AKDT THU JUL 30 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.

PKZ599-310300-
356 AM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1002 MB LOW 750 NM NORTH BARROW WILL MOVE TO 620 NM NORTHWEST OF
BARROW FRI MORNING. A WEAK RIDGE WILL PERSIST ALONG THE EASTERN
ARCTIC COAST THROUGH THU. A 1006 MB LOW OVER THE CHUKOTSK
PENINSULA WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA FRI MORNING AND
THEN MOVE EAST AND WEAKEN TO NEAR ICY CAPE BY LATE FRI AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ500-310300-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
356 AM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ505-310300-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
356 AM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-310300-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
356 AM AKDT THU JUL 30 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

LTH/DA JUL 15


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