Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
227 PM AKDT WED OCT 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.

PKZ599-231330-
227 PM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1038MB HIGH NEAR 79N 175W WILL WOBBLE AROUND AS IT WEAKENS TO
1032MB THEN MOVES W LATE THU NIGHT. A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
OVER MAINLAND ALASKA IS SHIFTING S AS A WEAK RIDGE MOVES OVER THE
WEST COAST. EASTERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE ARCTIC...BUT
WEAKEN THU NIGHT WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS SHIFTING OFFSHORE.

$$

PKZ500-231330-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
227 PM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ505-231330-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
227 PM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-231330-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
227 PM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

CCC/RM OCT 14



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