Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 282206
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
206 PM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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.

PKZ599-291230-
206 PM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A WEATHER FRONT CURRENTLY OVER THE CENTRAL NORTH SLOPE WILL MOVE
EAST OVER THE EASTERN ARCTIC SLOPE TONIGHT AND DEMARCATION POINT
MONDAY MORNING. A 1038 MB HIGH CURRENTLY 100 NM SOUTH OF WRANGEL
ISLAND WILL BUILD TO AROUND 1040 MB AND DRIFT NORTH AND EAST TO
BE LOCATED 100 NM NORTHWEST OF BARROW MONDAY MORNING AND WILL BE
LOCATED 150 NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT TUESDAY MORNING.

$$

PKZ500-291230-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
206 PM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
FOG.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ505-291230-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
206 PM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ510-291230-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
206 PM AKDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

CCC/JK AUG 16


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