849  
FZAK69 PAFG 162302  
OFFAFG  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
302 PM AKDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
 
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.  
 
PKZ599-171230-  
302 PM AKDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR ARCTIC WATERS
 
 
A 1022 MB AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE 350 NM NORTH OF DEMARCATION POINT  
WILL DRIFT NORTH AND WEST THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING AND THEN MOVE  
SOUTHEAST TO BE LOCATED 100 NM NORTH OF THE MCKENZIE DELTA  
THURSDAY.  
 

 
 
PKZ500-171230-  
WESTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-  
302 PM AKDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.   
WED
 
NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.    
SUN
 
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ505-171230-  
CENTRAL US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-  
302 PM AKDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
 
 
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING  
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.    
WED NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.    
THU
 
NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.    
THU NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  
 

 
 
PKZ510-171230-  
EASTERN US ARCTIC OFFSHORE-  
302 PM AKDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
   
TONIGHT
 
E WINDS 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KT. SEAS 11 FT.  
BLOWING SNOW. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.    
WED
 
E WINDS 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT. BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING.  
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.    
THU
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.  
 

 
 
OCT 18  
 
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