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FZAK61 PAFC 232355
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
355 PM AKDT TUE AUG 23 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.

PKZ399-241445-
355 PM AKDT TUE AUG 23 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 1001 MB LOW AT 50N 161W WILL DISSIPATE NEAR 59N 163W WED NIGHT.
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST ALONG 140W THROUGH WED
NIGHT THEN BUILD BACK TO THE WEST THROUGH THU AFTERNOON.

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GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
355 PM AKDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.

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GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
355 PM AKDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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