Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
154 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

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.

PKZ599-091315-
154 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
VERY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA WILL
PERSIST INTO SAT. A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH IN THE HIGH ARCTIC WILL
MOVE SOUTH TO THE EASTERN ARCTIC COAST OF ALASKA FRI EVENING AND
THEN MOVE INLAND. A SECOND TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE SOUTH
TO THE EASTERN ARCTIC COAST ON SAT PM.


$$

PKZ500-091315-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
154 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-091315-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
154 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-091315-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
154 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

DEC 16



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