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FZAK61 PAFC 161228
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
328 AM AKST MON JAN 16 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.

PKZ399-170230-
328 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 965 MB LOW NEAR 59N 147W MOVES INTO PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND TODAY
AND BECOMES A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE BY TONIGHT. THE TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE PERSISTS OVER THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH LATE TUE NIGHT.

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PKZ351-170230-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
328 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. SNOW AND RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ352-170230-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
328 AM AKST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED THROUGH THU...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

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