Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
218 PM AKDT TUE SEP 30 2014

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.

PKZ599-011245-
218 PM AKDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE NORTHERN BEAUFORT SEA WILL CONTINUE
NORTH. A 1008 MB LOW WEST OF WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE INTO THE
NORTHWEST BERING SEA TUE EVENING...THEN WEAKEN TO 1012 MB AS IT
MOVES EAST TO CENTER OVER THE ALASKAN ARCTIC COAST BETWEEN BARROW
AND PRUDHOE BAY AT 4 PM WED. THE LOW WILL TURN NORTHEAST WED
EVENING AND CENTER 150 NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT AT 4AM THU.


$$

PKZ500-011245-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
218 PM AKDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG.
.THU...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ505-011245-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
218 PM AKDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ510-011245-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
218 PM AKDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. FOG. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

DJH/LTH SEP 14


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