Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 221152
OFFAFG

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
352 AM AKDT MON SEP 22 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.

PKZ599-230300-
352 AM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE FAR NORTHERN ARCTIC. A
1003MB LOW NEAR PRUDHOE BAY WILL MOVE NORTH AND THEN BE ABSORBED
BY A 994MB LOW CURRENTLY LOCATED NEAR POINT LAY THAT WILL MOVE
NORTHEAST TO BARROW BY THIS EVENING...THEN CONTINUE NE TO BE 250NM
N OF BARTER ISLAND BY EARLY WED.

$$

PKZ500-230300-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
352 AM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG IN THE MORNING. SNOW
IN THE MORNING. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG...SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ505-230300-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
352 AM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG...SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ510-230300-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
352 AM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

CCC/DJH SEP 14


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