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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Offshore waters forecast for the Gulf of Alaska West of 144W

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ399-181400-
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 974 mb low near 55N 152W will strengthen to 969 mb tonight then
move toward the Southeast Panhandle of Alaska Wed afternoon with
strong offshore flow continuing through Thu afternoon.

$$

PKZ351-181400-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Rain showers.
.WED...N wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.THU...NW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.FRI...SW wind up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PKZ352-181400-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
328 PM AKDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Rain.
.WED...N wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.THU...NW wind 30 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.

$$


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