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FZAK61 PAFC 172358
OFFAER

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
258 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

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.

PKZ399-181345-
258 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 987 mb low over Kodiak Island moves to 57N 150W at 996 mb Thu
afternoon. The low then moves to 59N 149W at 1000 mb Fri
afternoon. A front associated with a 990 mb low at 51N 151W moves
into the southwestern Gulf Fri afternoon.

$$

PKZ351-181345-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
258 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...SE wind up to 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Seas 8
ft.
.THU...W wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind up to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SW wind up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.

$$

PKZ352-181345-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
258 PM AKST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TONIGHT...S wind up to 15 kt becoming W up to 20 kt after
midnight. Seas 9 ft.
.THU...W wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 to 25 kt becoming 20 kt after midnight.
Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.FRI...W wind up to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind up to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 10 ft.
.SAT THROUGH MON...W wind up to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.

$$



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