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FZAK69 PAFG 282329
OFFAFG

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
229 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 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.

PKZ599-291430-
229 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE BEAUFORT SEA AND THE NORTHERN
CHUKCHI SEA WILL PERSIST FRIDAY NIGHT...THEN BEGIN TO WEAKEN AND
MOVE SOUTH ON SATURDAY AS A WEAK WEATHER FRONT MOVES SOUTH OVER
THE NORTHERN BEAUFORT SEA. ON SUNDAY...THE WEATHER FRONT WILL
STILL BE WELL OFFSHORE...AND THE RIDGE WILL LIE INLAND OVER THE
ARCTIC SLOPE AND WESTWARD TO NEAR WRANGEL ISLAND.

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PKZ500-291430-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
229 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT...E WINDS 25 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 KT.
.WED...NE WINDS 30 KT.

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PKZ505-291430-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
229 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

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PKZ510-291430-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
229 PM AKST FRI NOV 28 2014

NO FORECAST AS AREA IS MOSTLY ICE-COVERED.

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DJH/DA NOV 14