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FZAK61 PAFC 171155
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
355 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

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.

PKZ399-180200-
355 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEATHER FRONT MOVES TO THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN GULF THIS AFTERNOON.
A DEVELOPING LOW SOUTH OF THE ALEUTIANS MOVES TO 53N 153W AT 982
MB THIS AFTERNOON. THIS LOW THEN MOVES TO 57N 145W AT 974 MB
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THEN WEAKENS TO 984 MB NEAR 59N 145W LATE
THU NIGHT.

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PKZ351-180200-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
355 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 10 KT
W OF 147W IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N TO E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

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PKZ352-180200-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
355 AM AKDT WED SEP 17 2014

...GALE WARNING TODAY AND THURSDAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 10 TO 20 KT
W OF 147W. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. RAIN.
.THU...W WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

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