Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
673
FZAK61 PAFG 142249
OFFN15

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
149 PM AKST SUN FEB 14 2016
...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTLINE FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A 1040 MB HIGH NEAR 83N 180 WILL DRIFT NW AS THE
RIDGE AXIS ROTATES TO LIE SE ACROSS THE ARCTIC AND MACKENZIE BAY
BY TUE MORNING. WEAK LOW PRESSURE OVER MAINLAND ALASKA WILL
WEAKEN AS HIGH PRESSURE PUSHES S INTO INTERIOR ALASKA. A 1000 MB
LOW NEAR WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE W THEN BE ABSORBED INTO A LOW
MOVING N INTO SIBERIA.

CAPE THOMPSON TO CAPE BEAUFORT-

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 KT. FOG.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 KT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 20 KT.

CAPE BEAUFORT TO POINT FRANKLIN-

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT TOWARD MORNING. FOG
AND BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 20 KT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.

POINT FRANKLIN TO CAPE HALKETT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 35 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 25 KT.

CAPE HALKETT TO FLAXMAN ISLAND-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

FLAXMAN ISLAND TO DEMARCATION POINT-

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 40 KT. BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. BLOWING SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 KT.

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.