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FZAK61 PAFC 222330
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
330 PM AKDT MON MAY 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.

PKZ399-231300-
330 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 1009 MB LOW AT 55N 144W WILL MOVE INLAND NORTH OF HAIDA GWAII
TUE MORNING AT 1009 MB. A FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHWEST GULF TUE
NIGHT AND WEAKEN OVER THE WESTERN GULF WED.

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PKZ351-231300-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
330 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT.

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PKZ352-231300-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
330 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...S WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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