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FZAK61 PAFC 262350
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

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.

PKZ399-271500-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE GULF THROUGH SUN AFTERNOON. A
STRONG WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GULF SUN AFTERNOON
AND BECOME STATIONARY.

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PKZ351-271500-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ352-271500-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
250 PM AKST FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...W WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

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