Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 101213
OFFAFG

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
313 AM AKST SAT DEC 10 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.

PKZ599-110115-
313 AM AKST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH SLOPE OF ALASKA WILL PERSIST
TODAY AND WILL MOVE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA SUN. A WEATHER FRONT
WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE ARCTIC COAST OF ALASKA SUN NIGHT AND
MON.

$$

PKZ500-110115-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
313 AM AKST SAT DEC 10 2016

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 40 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ505-110115-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
313 AM AKST SAT DEC 10 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-110115-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
313 AM AKST SAT DEC 10 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

DEC 16



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