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FZAK61 PAFC 122340
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
240 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

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.

PKZ399-131430-
240 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 987 MB LOW NEAR 59N 149W MOVES OVER THE KENAI PENINSULA TONIGHT. A
FRONT MOVES INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF SAT MORNING...THEN MOVES INTO THE
NORTHWESTERN GULF SAT NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED 981 MB LOW NEAR 53N
151W SAT MORNING MOVES INLAND NEAR 59N 154W AT 987 MB SUN MORNING.

$$

PKZ351-131430-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
240 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...SE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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PKZ352-131430-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
240 PM AKST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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