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OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
303 PM AKST WED DEC 7 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.

PKZ399-081545-
303 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 1011 MB LOW AT 57N 150W WILL BECOME ABSORBED INTO A TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF BY THU AFTERNOON. A FRONT OVER
THE EASTERN GULF ENTERS THE CENTRAL GULF WED NIGHT AND MOVES TO
THE WESTERN GULF THU NIGHT. A 1009 MB LOW FORMS NEAR 55N 152W THU
NIGHT...THEN MOVES TO 55N 155W AT 1009 MB BY FRI AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-081545-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
303 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...NE TO SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.

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PKZ352-081545-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
303 PM AKST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...E WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

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