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FZAK61 PAFC 230023
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
323 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 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.

PKZ399-231445-
323 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE NORTHERN GULF WILL DISSIPATE MON
MORNING. A FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF TONIGHT AND MOVE
TO THE NORTHERN GULF MON EVENING BEFORE DISSIPATING TUE EVENING.

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PKZ351-231445-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
323 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
TO 8 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

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PKZ352-231445-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
323 PM AKST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.MON...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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