Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 041328
OFFAFG

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
428 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 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.

PKZ599-050115-
428 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1045 MB HIGH OVER NORTHEAST ALASKA WILL BUILD TO A 1050 MB
TONIGHT. A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH FROM POINT HOPE TO JUST NORTHEAST
OF POINT BARROW WILL MOVE NORTH TODAY. A 990 MB LOW IN THE WESTERN
BERING SEA WILL MOVE TO ANADYR AS A 1005 MB LOW BY 3AM MON...TO
JUST WEST OF WRANGEL ISLAND AS A 1011 MB LOW BY 3PM MON AND THEN
CONTINUE NORTHWEST.

$$

PKZ500-050115-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
428 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. SNOW SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-050115-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
428 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-050115-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
428 AM AKST SUN DEC 4 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

JB DEC 16


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