Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
157 PM AKDT MON AUG 31 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.

PKZ599-011230-
157 PM AKDT MON AUG 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 990 MB LOW 200 NM EAST OF INUVIK WILL MOVE EAST AND WEAKEN.
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WEST COAST AND WESTERN ARCTIC SLOPE OF
ALASKA WILL BUILD EAST OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC SLOPE TUE. A 1012
MB LOW SOUTH OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE TO 100 NM NORTH OF BARROW
AS A 1018 MB LOW BY 4AM WED AND TO 200 NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION
POINT AS A 1021 MB LOW BY 4PM WED.

$$

PKZ500-011230-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
157 PM AKDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-011230-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
157 PM AKDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.WED...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ510-011230-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
157 PM AKDT MON AUG 31 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

AUG 15



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