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FZAK61 PAFC 211254
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 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.

PKZ399-220145-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 997 MB LOW AT 60N 150W MOVES TO 60N 147W AT 1000 MB BY SUN
MORNING DISSIPATING INTO A TROUGH ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST AND
SOUTHEAST ALASKA THROUGH MON MORNING. A 995 MB NORTH PACIFIC LOW
MOVES TO 57N 140W AND CONTINUES TO 59N 142W AT 993 MB BY MON
MORNING.

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PKZ351-220145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.

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PKZ352-220145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
354 AM AKST SAT JAN 21 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.

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