Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
430 AM AKDT MON SEP 26 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.

PKZ599-270200-
430 AM AKDT MON SEP 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1005 MB LOW 200 NM N OF BARROW WILL MOVE TO 350 NM NE OF BARROW
BY THIS AFTERNOON AT 1006 MB...THEN MOVES E ACROSS THE BEAUFORT
SEA AND DISSIPATES WED MORNING. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE
CHUKCHI SEA AND WESTERN ARCTIC WILL MOVE E TO LIE OVER 150W BY TUE
EVENING. A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL MOVE OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA
AND WESTERN ARCTIC TUE.

$$

PKZ500-270200-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
430 AM AKDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ505-270200-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
430 AM AKDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ510-270200-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
430 AM AKDT MON SEP 26 2016

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. SNOW IN THE EVENING.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

$$

SDB SEP 16



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