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FZAK61 PAFC 302325
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
325 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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.

PKZ399-311330-
325 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 979 MB LOW NEAR 59N 141W WILL BROADEN INTO A LARGE TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE NORTHEAST GULF COAST ON MON. THIS TROUGH
CONSOLIDATES INTO A 997 MB LOW NEAR 53N 134W TUE MORNING WHICH
CONTINUES INTO THE NORTH PACIFIC. HIGH PRESSURE SLOWLY BUILDS INTO
THE GULF THROUGH TUE AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ351-311330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
325 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...SE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

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PKZ352-311330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
325 PM AKDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.WED THROUGH FRI...S WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

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