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OFFAFG

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
352 AM AKDT Sun Aug 20 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.

PKZ599-210200-
352 AM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A weak ridge lies from a 1017 mb high 100 nm N of Barter Island
W over the NW Arctic Coast, then SW to a 1023 mb high in the
Central Bering Sea. The high near Barter Island will move E into
the Beaufort Sea, and the high in the Bering Sea will slip S.
A 998 mb low 200 nm SW of Wrangel Island will move to the central
Chukchi Sea by Mon morning, moving east to Demarcation Point by
Wed morning.

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PKZ500-210200-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
352 AM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.Today...S winds 10 kt increasing to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 ft. Fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Fog.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft. Fog.
.TUE...N winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.

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PKZ505-210200-
Central US Arctic Offshore-
352 AM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.Today...S winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 20 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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PKZ510-210200-
Eastern US Arctic Offshore-
352 AM AKDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.Today...W winds 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 25 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W winds 15 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.

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SDB Aug 17