Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
431 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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.

PKZ599-180030-
431 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 990 mb low over Banks Island will move north. A cold front
stretching from the low to Deadhorse will persist through this
evening. A 998 mb low 300 NM north of Barrow will move to 60 NM
north of Barrow as a 992 mb low by 4pm Tue, to Atqasuk as a 993 mb
low by 4am Wed, then quasi stationary through 4pm Wed as a 999 mb
low, and moving to near Kotzebue as a 996 mb low by 4pm Thu.

$$

PKZ500-180030-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
431 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Today...N winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Snow showers in the morning.
Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N winds 30 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED...N winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.THU...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.

$$

PKZ505-180030-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
431 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.Today...NE winds increasing to 35 kt. Seas building to 9 ft.
Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 10 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...E winds 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 30 kt. Seas 13 ft.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft.

$$

PKZ510-180030-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
431 AM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.Today...E winds 30 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.THU...E winds 30 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.FRI...E winds 25 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

Oct 17


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