Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
421 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 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.

PKZ599-240300-
421 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 984 mb low 750 nm N of Point Lay will move SE over the Arctic
Plains this evening, then move E to the Brooks Range by Fri
afternoon before merging with a low in the Canadian Archipelago. A
1004 mb low will move from Banks Island NW across the Arctic
today. A ridge of high pressure will move to the Western Arctic
by Fri afternoon, then move E across the Arctic as a low pressure
system and weather front move to the Western Arctic Sat.

$$

PKZ500-240300-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
421 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

.Today...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing fog in the
evening. Snow showers in the evening. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...N winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

PKZ505-240300-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
421 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

$$

PKZ510-240300-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
421 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

$$

SDB Nov 17



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