Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 212205
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
205 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

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.

PKZ599-221230-
205 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA WILL PERSIST
THROUGH SAT AND MOVE EAST SUN. A TROUGH IN THE WESTERN CHUKCHI
SEA WILL MOVE TO BARROW TO THE SOUTHERN CHUKCHI SEA BY 4PM
FRI...AND TO PRUDHOE BAY BY 4PM SAT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST
ACROSS THE CHUKCHI SEA SAT AND MOVE TO THE BEAUFORT SEA SUN.


$$

PKZ500-221230-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
205 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ505-221230-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
205 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-221230-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
205 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

AUG 14



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