Offshore Forecast
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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
209 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

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.

PKZ599-181245-
209 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
Rapid west to east flow will bring a quick succession of weather
systems the next couple of days. An elongated 980 mb east over
Canadian arctic islands will continue to drift northeast. A
weather front will clip the coast as the low tracks east. High
pressure will build in from the northwest towards Utqiagvik behind
the low overnight. Another low will move into the Chukchi Sea
tonight before it impacts the coast over the weekend.

$$

PKZ500-181245-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
209 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.Tonight...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft. Rain in the evening, then
rain with snow after midnight.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 6 ft.
Rain in the morning. Snow through the day.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SUN...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...E winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ505-181245-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
209 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

$$

PKZ510-181245-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
209 PM AKDT Fri Aug 17 2018

No forecast as area is mostly ice-covered.

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PROTON Aug 18


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