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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
226 PM AKDT Thu Oct 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-
226 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 980 mb low near Point lay will move 60 nm west of Kivalina as a
980 mb low by 4am Fri, to near Nome as a 985 mb low by 4pm Fri
then weak slowly.
$$

PKZ500-201215-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
226 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...NE winds 40 kt. Seas 13 ft. Snow showers. Freezing
spray.
.FRI...NE winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas 12 ft.
Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ505-201215-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
226 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Seas 10 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

PKZ510-201215-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
226 PM AKDT Thu Oct 19 2017

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

.Tonight...E winds 30 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Seas 9 ft.
Snow showers after midnight. Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers. Heavy freezing
spray.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.

$$

Oct 17



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