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FZAK61 PAFC 261110
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
310 AM AKDT WED APR 26 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.

PKZ399-270100-
310 AM AKDT WED APR 26 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A TROUGH STRETCHING FROM KODIAK ISLAND EAST ACROSS THE GULF WILL
GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH THIS EVENING TO BE REPLACED BY A RIDGE
BUILDING OVER THE WESTERN GULF TONIGHT. A 990 MB LOW IN THE FAR
SOUTHEASTERN GULF FILLS AS IT TRACKS NORTH ALONG THE EASTERN GULF
COAST THROUGH THU THEN DISSIPATES THU NIGHT.

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PKZ351-270100-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
310 AM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING W WIND 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ352-270100-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
310 AM AKDT WED APR 26 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT EXCEPT E 15 KT N OF 56N IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI...S WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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