Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
317 PM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

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.

PKZ599-201215-
317 PM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 995 mb low near 81N 153W will move to the North Pole by Sun
morning. A weak ridge of high pressure will strengthen into a
1015 mb high over the central Beaufort Sea Sun morning, then move
NE Mon. A 997 mb low and weather front will move into the Western
Chukchi Sea Mon morning, to move onto the western Arctic Coast by
Tue morning.

$$

PKZ500-201215-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
317 PM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.Tonight...N winds 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
Fog.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.
.MON...E winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.
.TUE...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ505-201215-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
317 PM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.Tonight...W winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ510-201215-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
317 PM AKDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.Tonight...NW winds 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...E winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.WED...E winds 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

NTS/DJH Aug 17



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