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FZAK61 PAFC 051142
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
342 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 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.

PKZ399-060130-
342 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A FRONT OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF OF ALASKA MOVES TO THE NORTH GULF
COAST THIS AFTERNOON AND STALLS THROUGH TONIGHT. A 990 MB NORTH
PACIFIC LOW ENTERS THE GULF OF ALASKA NEAR 54N 155W FRI MORNING
AND MOVES TO 57N 142W SAT MORNING AT 1005 MB.

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PKZ351-060130-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
342 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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PKZ352-060130-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
342 AM AKDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING S 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

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