Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFAFG

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
201 PM AKST TUE NOV 25 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.

PKZ599-261415-
201 PM AKST TUE NOV 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1036 MB HIGH CENTERED 250 NM NORTH OF BARROW WILL BUILD TO A
1039 MB HIGH CENTERED 160 NM NORTHEAST OF PRUDHOE BAY BY WED
AFTERNOON WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING SOUTHEASTWARD INTO THE NORTHWEST
TERRITORIES OF CANADA. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH OVER THE
SOUTH CHUKCHI SEA WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM
WRANGEL ISLAND TO POINT LAY THURSDAY MORNING.

$$

PKZ500-261415-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
201 PM AKST TUE NOV 25 2014

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ505-261415-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
201 PM AKST TUE NOV 25 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-261415-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
201 PM AKST TUE NOV 25 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

NOV 14


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