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FZAK61 PAFC 291209
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
409 AM AKDT FRI APR 29 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.

PKZ399-300200-
409 AM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A STRONG FRONT MOVES INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF TONIGHT AND REACHES
THE NORTH GULF COAST EARLY SAT. THE ASSOCIATED LOW WILL MOVE TO
54N 154W AT 984 MB...THEN DRIFTS TO 57N 152W SAT NIGHT AND WEAKENS
TO 997 MB.

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PKZ351-300200-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
409 AM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING E 35 TO 45 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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PKZ352-300200-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
409 AM AKDT FRI APR 29 2016

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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