Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
209 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

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.

PKZ599-281315-
209 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A ELONGATED 985 MB LOW 250 NM NORTH OF BARROW THAT STRETCHES TO
THE AMUNDSEN GULF WILL STAY IN PLACE OVERNIGHT. THE LOW WILL
WEAKEN TO 992 MB AND MOVE TO 150 NM NORTHWEST OF BARROW ON FRIDAY.
THE LOW WILL THEN CONTINUE TO WEAKEN INTO A TROUGH EXTENDING FROM
LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN ALASKA BY SAT..

$$

PKZ500-281315-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
209 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ505-281315-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
209 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-281315-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
209 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

ET AUG 15


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