Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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OFFAFG

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
224 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 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.

PKZ599-241330-
224 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 997MB LOW 250NM N OF BARTER ISLAND WILL MOVE NE TO 76N 130W BY
WED AFTERNOON. A 1000MB LOW NEAR WRANGEL ISLAND WILL MOVE TO JUST
N OF BARROW BY WED MORNING THEN BE ABSORBED BY THE LOW TO THE NE.
A 1005MB LOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN CHUKCHI SEA WED
AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE E THROUGH THE NEAR SHORE WATERS. A 1018MB
HIGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE CHUKCHI SEA THU AFTERNOON THEN DRIFT
EAST OVER THE ARCTIC COAST FRI.

$$

PKZ500-241330-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
224 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG.
.WED...W WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.

$$

PKZ505-241330-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
224 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

$$

PKZ510-241330-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
224 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

SDB/NTS SEP 14


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