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FZAK61 PAFC 160003
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
303 PM AKST SUN JAN 15 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.

PKZ399-161400-
303 PM AKST SUN JAN 15 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 966 MB LOW AT 55N 149W MOVES TO 60N 146W AT 965 MB BY MIDDAY
MONDAY REMAINING QUASI-STATIONARY THROUGH TUE AFTERNOON. THE
ASSOCIATED FRONT MOVES INTO PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND THROUGH MON
AFTERNOON WHILE THE TRAILING FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE GULF OF
ALASKA BY TUE MORNING.

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PKZ351-161400-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
303 PM AKST SUN JAN 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT BECOMING W 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

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PKZ352-161400-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
303 PM AKST SUN JAN 15 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 TO 45 KT...EXCEPT SE 30 KT E OF 146W.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

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