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OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
339 PM AKST MON FEB 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.

PKZ399-091445-
339 PM AKST MON FEB 8 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 1000 MB LOW NEAR 57N 140W WILL MOVE INLAND AND WEAKEN NEAR CAPE
FAIRWEATHER TONIGHT. A 973 MB LOW NEAR 50N 147W TUE AFTERNOON WILL
MOVE TO 52N 158W AT 975 MB WED AFTERNOON. A NORTH PACIFIC LOW WILL
MOVE TO 53N 147W AT 977 MB WED AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-091445-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
339 PM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

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PKZ352-091445-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
339 PM AKST MON FEB 8 2016

...STORM WARNING TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NE 25 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 40 TO 50 KT BECOMING E 30 TO 45 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.WED...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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