Offshore Waters Forecast For The US Arctic Waters


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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
523 AM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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.

PKZ599-020430-
523 AM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM 400 MILES NORTH OF
WRANGEL ISLAND TO WAINWRIGHT WILL WEAKEN AND LIFT NORTHWARD
INTO THE ARCTIC OCEAN TONIGHT. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA TONIGHT.

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PKZ500-020430-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
523 AM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015
.TODAY...W WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. 
.THU...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.FRI...S WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT...NW WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.  

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PKZ505-020430-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
523 AM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015
.TODAY...W WINDS 10 KT BECOMING S. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.THU...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 6 FT. 
.SAT...W WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.  

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PKZ510-020430-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
523 AM AKDT TUE SEP 1 2015

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

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