Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
309 PM AKDT Fri Aug 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.

PKZ599-191215-
309 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
Trough of low pressure over the western Brooks Range will weaken
and slide to the south to cross the Seward Peninsula on Sat and
into Interior Alaska Sat night. A 992 mb low near 77.2N 145.4W in
the Beaufort Sea will continue to move north to around 83N 154W by
Sat evening. Weak high pressure over northern Siberia will drift
east to be over the Bering and Chuckchi Sea by Sat.

$$

PKZ500-191215-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
309 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Tonight...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ505-191215-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
309 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Tonight...NW winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ510-191215-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
309 PM AKDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.Tonight...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

NTS/DJH Aug 17



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