Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FZAK69 PAFG 061209
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
309 AM AKST TUE DEC 6 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.

PKZ599-070300-
309 AM AKST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND W OVER THE AREA THROUGH
THE WEEK FROM A 1050 MB HIGH OVER THE NORTHWESTERN CANADIAN
TERRITORIES. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER
THE ARCTIC COAST.

$$

PKZ500-070300-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
309 AM AKST TUE DEC 6 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.THU...S WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

$$

PKZ505-070300-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
309 AM AKST TUE DEC 6 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-070300-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
309 AM AKST TUE DEC 6 2016

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

SDB DEC 16


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