Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
250 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 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.

PKZ599-210015-
250 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 989 mb low west of Kivalina will move south to near Nome as a
986 mb low by Noon Fri then weaken slowly. A 992 mb low 60 nm
north of Barter Island will persist through Friday, then move to
near Barrow as a 992 mb low by 4am Sat.

$$

PKZ500-210015-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
250 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.Today...NE winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 40 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.

$$

PKZ505-210015-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
250 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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

.Today...NE winds 30 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Seas 10 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 30 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow
showers. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ510-210015-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
250 AM AKDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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

.Today...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers in the evening.
Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 30 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy
freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

Oct 17


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