Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
242 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 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.

PKZ599-221215-
242 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
High pressure at 1021 mb 80 nm west of Banks Island will move off
to NE. A 1003 mb low in the central Chukchi Sea will move to
Point Hope by Tue morning and E to Demarcation Point by Wed
morning. A 1017 mb high will develop near Wrangel Island Tue with
ridging extending NE over the northern Beaufort Sea to persist
through Wed.

$$

PKZ500-221215-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
242 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Tonight...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Fog after midnight. Rain
after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ505-221215-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
242 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Tonight...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

PKZ510-221215-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
242 PM AKDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.Tonight...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Fog.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

NS/RM Aug 17



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