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OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
305 PM AKST THU DEC 25 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.

PKZ399-261445-
305 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEAK TROUGH WILL SIT OVER THE NORTHERN GULF BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS IN ON SAT. A WEATHER FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWEST GULF
SAT EVENING.

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PKZ351-261445-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
305 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...W WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

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PKZ352-261445-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
305 PM AKST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT DIMINISHING TO UP TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

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