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FZAK61 PAFC 201215
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
315 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 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.

PKZ399-210130-
315 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 967 MB LOW NEAR 55N 140W WILL MOVE TO 59N 144W LATE TONIGHT
WHILE WEAKENING TO 974 MB AND THEN MOVE TO 57N 153W AT 995 MB
LATE SUNDAY.

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PKZ351-210130-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
315 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING N TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW TO SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...SE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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PKZ352-210130-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
315 AM AKST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.MON...SW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE THROUGH WED...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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