432  
FZAK69 PAFG 181238  
OFFAFG  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
438 AM AKDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
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.  
 
PKZ599-190200-  
438 AM AKDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS
 
 
A 1032 MB HIGH NEAR 80N 180 WILL MOVE SW. A BROAD AREA OF LOW  
PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE ARCTIC WITH 1001 MB LOW 50 NM N OF  
DEADHORSE THIS MORNING AND A 1003 MB LOW NEAR POINT HOPE. A 1000  
MB LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR DEMARCATION POINT LATE THIS MORNING AND  
MOVE TO POINT BARROW BY THU MORNING, THEN INTO THE CHUKCHI SEA BY  
FRI MORNING AT 998 MB.  
 

 
 
PKZ500-190200-  
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-  
438 AM AKDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
TODAY
 
NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN  
THROUGH THE DAY. FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING. FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FOG.   
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.   
FRI
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ505-190200-  
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-  
438 AM AKDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KT. SEAS 12 FT.  
SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING. FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FOG.   
THU
 
NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FOG.   
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FOG.   
FRI
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ510-190200-  
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-  
438 AM AKDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
TODAY
 
E WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. SNOW IN THE MORNING. FOG  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KT. SEAS 10 FT.  
FOG AND FREEZING FOG.    
THU
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FOG.   
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FOG AND FREEZING FOG.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.  
 

 
 
SDB SEP 19  
 
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