Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 282205
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
205 PM AKDT THU AUG 28 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.

PKZ599-291315-
205 PM AKDT THU AUG 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A WEATHER FRONT HAS MOVED E OF BARROW AND WILL CONTINUE E THROUGH
THE NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE COASTAL PLAIN BEHIND
THE FRONT AND PERSIST THROUGH FRI. A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
AROUND A 995MB LOW NEAR 75N 165W WILL REMAIN OVER THE ARCTIC
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE NORTHWEST
COAST ON SATURDAY AND MOVE EAST ACROSS THE ARCTIC THROUGH LATE
SUN.

$$

PKZ500-291315-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
205 PM AKDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-291315-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
205 PM AKDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ510-291315-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
205 PM AKDT THU AUG 28 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

SDB/JK AUG 14



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