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FZAK69 PAFG 182153
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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
153 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 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.

PKZ599-191300-
153 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS...
A 1025MB HIGH NEAR 83N 170W WILL DRIFT NORTH. A 982MB LOW OVER
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND WILL DRIFT INTO THE CENTRAL INTERIOR OF
ALASKA THROUGH SAT MORNING...THEN DRIFT NORTHEAST AS IT WEAKENS.
THE PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE ARCTIC WILL TIGHTEN FRI AND SAT
THEN RELAX ON SUN.

$$

PKZ500-191300-
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
153 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ505-191300-
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
153 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ510-191300-
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-
153 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG IN THE MORNING. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT...E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT. SEAS 8 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

$$

SDB/MAK SEP 14