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FZAK61 PAFC 170011
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
311 PM AKST MON JAN 16 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.

PKZ399-171430-
311 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 970 MB LOW AT 61N 146W MOVES INLAND MON NIGHT. THE TRAILING
FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE GULF OF ALASKA BY TUE AFTERNOON. WEAK
LOW PRESSURE LINGERS ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST AND SOUTHEASTERN
ALASKA THROUGH WED AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-171430-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
311 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ352-171430-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
311 PM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT BY
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

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