Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 012219
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
219 PM AKDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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.

PKZ599-021330-
219 PM AKDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 997 MB LOW 500 NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN
IN PLACE. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL FILL IN ACROSS THE ARCTIC COAST
THIS EVENING THEN MOVE TO THE EXTREME EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA BY
TOMORROW MORNING. A SECOND LOW WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE CHUKCHI
SEA TO 200 NM NORTHWEST OF BARROW BY 4PM MON AS A 1004 MB LOW.

$$

PKZ500-021330-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
219 PM AKDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FT. FOG.
.SUN...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.
.MON...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ505-021330-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
219 PM AKDT SAT AUG 1 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-021330-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
219 PM AKDT SAT AUG 1 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

CF/ET AUG 15


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