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FZAK61 PAFC 081300
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
400 AM AKST THU DEC 8 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.

PKZ399-090145-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 1010 MB LOW AT 56N 153W MOVES TO 53N 159W AT 1014 MB AND
DISSIPATES FRI AFTERNOON. THE ASSOCIATED FRONT WEAKENS TO A TROUGH
OVER THE NORTH GULF COAST. A 1011 MB LOW FORMS NEAR 55N 152W FRI
AFTERNOON AND MOVES TO 53N 157W AT 1013 MB SAT MORNING.

$$

PKZ351-090145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

$$

PKZ352-090145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
400 AM AKST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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