Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
337 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 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.

PKZ599-241545-
337 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1021 MB HIGH OVER THE EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA WILL CONTINUE TO
MOVE SOUTHEAST...WITH THE CENTER SOUTHEAST OF INUVIK MONDAY
MORNING. A WEAK TROUGH LIES FROM ABOUT POINT BARROW NORTH...
AND IS MOVING EAST OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA BEHIND THE HIGH.
THE TROUGH WILL SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 1012 MB LOW NEAR
DEMARCATION POINT MONDAY NIGHT. THIS LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST
TOWARD BANKS ISLAND THEREAFTER.

$$

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WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
337 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ505-241545-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
337 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

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EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
337 PM AKST SUN NOV 23 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

DJH/NTS NOV 14



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