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FZAK61 PAFC 250035
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 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.

PKZ399-251500-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF MOVES EAST AND WEAKENS
TONIGHT. A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE
EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN GULF THROUGH SUNDAY.

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PKZ351-251500-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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PKZ352-251500-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
335 PM AKST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 KT BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

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