Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
303 PM AKDT WED AUG 31 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.

PKZ599-011245-
303 PM AKDT WED AUG 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1020 MB LOW NEAR NUIQSUT WILL CONTINUE TO DISSIPATE TONIGHT AS
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA BUILDS EAST OVER THE NORTH
SLOPE OF ALASKA TONIGHT AND THU. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
PERSIST OVER THE CHUKCHI AND BEAUFORT SEA THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

PKZ500-011245-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
303 PM AKDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ505-011245-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
303 PM AKDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ510-011245-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
303 PM AKDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

MAK/EWP AUG 16



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