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OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
334 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 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.

PKZ399-010145-
334 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 992 MB LOW AT 58N 141W STAYS NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH WED
MORNING THEN SHIFTS TO 55N 145W AT 995 MB BY THU MORNING. A 988
NORTH PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 56N 136W BY THU MORNING.

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PKZ351-010145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
334 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. SNOW.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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PKZ352-010145-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
334 AM AKST TUE FEB 28 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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