Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 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.

PKZ599-250030-
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...

A 1028 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER BANKS ISLAND WILL REMAIN NEARLY
STATIONARY AS A 988 MB LOW OVER EASTERN SIBERIA MOVES NORTH AND
EAST INTO THE ARCTIC OCEAN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. A RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTH OUT OF THE CENTRAL BERING SEA AND INTO
THE BERING STRAIT AND WEST COAST OF ALASKA WEDNESDAY.

$$

PKZ500-250030-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-250030-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ510-250030-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
347 AM AKDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

CCC/JK AUG 16



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