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FZAK61 PAFC 241147
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
347 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

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.

PKZ399-250230-
347 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN GULF WILL WEAKEN THIS
AFTERNOON. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF FRI
MORNING AND THEN MOVE TO THE CENTRAL GULF BY SAT MORNING. A 977
MB LOW WILL MOVE TO NEAR 55N 155W EARLY SAT MORNING.

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PKZ351-250230-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
347 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ352-250230-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
347 AM AKDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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