Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFAFG

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
420 AM AKDT SAT OCT 1 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.

PKZ599-020045-
420 AM AKDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE ARCTIC BETWEEN A 997 MB LOW
OVER SIBERIA AND A 1032 MB RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER BANKS
ISLAND WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUN.

$$

PKZ500-020045-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
420 AM AKDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ505-020045-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
420 AM AKDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ510-020045-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
420 AM AKDT SAT OCT 1 2016

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

LTH/DJH OCT 16


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