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OFFAFG

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
237 PM AKDT Thu Oct 12 2017

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.

PKZ599-131400-
237 PM AKDT Thu Oct 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 960 mb 300 nm W of St Matthew Island will move into the Gulf of
Anadyr and weaken through the weekend. A 1039 mb high 800 nm N of
Point Barrow with ridging extending SE across the Arctic to Banks
Island will drift W while the ridge slides W to lie from 80N 180
to MacKenzie Bay by Sat morning, and by Sun morning will lie from
76N 180 to Point Barrow, then E over the near shore waters. A 996
mb low will move from high in the Canadian Archipelago to the
Beaufort Sea by Sun morning.

$$

PKZ500-131400-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
237 PM AKDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...E winds 40 kt with gusts to around 55 kt. Seas 16 ft.
Rain and Snow.
.FRI...E winds 40 kt with gusts to around 55 kt. Seas 16 ft. Snow
in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas
14 ft.
.SAT...E winds 30 kt with gusts to around 45 kt. Seas 13 ft.
Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 10 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.

$$

PKZ505-131400-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
237 PM AKDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.Tonight...E winds 40 kt with gusts to around 55 kt. Seas 14 ft.
Freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 40 kt with gusts to around 55 kt. Seas 15 ft.
Freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas
14 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

PKZ510-131400-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
237 PM AKDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.Tonight...E winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas 11 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI...E winds 35 kt with gusts to around 50 kt. Seas 13 ft.
Heavy freezing spray.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 9 ft.

$$

SDB Oct 17