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FZAK61 PAFC 120016
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
316 PM AKST THU FEB 11 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.

PKZ399-121400-
316 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 988 MB LOW NEAR 56N 155W DRIFTS TO 56N 158W AT 990 MB EARLY
FRI...THEN DISSIPATES. A 987 MB LOW NEAR 52N 142W MOVES TO 58N
148W AT 988 MB FRI AFTERNOON AND DISSIPATES. A 984 MB LOW DEVELOPS
NEAR 51N 153W LATE FRI NIGHT AND MOVES TO 55N 148W AT 987 MB SAT
AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-121400-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
316 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ352-121400-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
316 PM AKST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...N TO E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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