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FZAK61 PAFC 231257
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 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.

PKZ399-240145-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A TROUGH PERSISTS ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST THROUGH FRI
AFTERNOON. A 1024 MB LOW FORMS NEAR 61N 148W FRI AFTERNOON AND
MOVES TO 59N 139W BY SAT MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN LINGER
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF OF ALASKA THROUGH SAT MORNING.

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PKZ351-240145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
357 AM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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