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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
407 AM AKDT THU OCT 30 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.

PKZ599-310015-
407 AM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1003 MB LOW 300 MILES NORTH OF BARROW WILL CONTINUE NORTHEAST.
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN AND WESTERN CHUKCHI SEA AND
INLAND OVER THE ARCTIC SLOPE WILL GRADUALLY BUILD IN OVER THE
REMAINDER OF THE CHUKCHI SEA AND THE BEAUFORT SEA...WITH A
1020 MB HIGH CENTERED 300 MILES NORTH OF WAINWRIGHT AT 4PM
FRIDAY.

$$

PKZ500-310015-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
407 AM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY ENDING
BY NOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PKZ505-310015-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
407 AM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

PKZ510-310015-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
407 AM AKDT THU OCT 30 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

$$

DJH OCT 14




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