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OFFAER

Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
349 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 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.

PKZ399-240200-
349 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 985 mb low at 58N 151W will move to 55N 144W at 972 mb by Fri
morning, then it will move to 56N 140W at 983 mb by Sat morning. A
front enters the western Gulf Fri morning extending southward through
Sat.

$$

PKZ351-240200-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
349 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 10 to 25 kt becoming NE in the afternoon.
Seas 5 to 10 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 to 30 kt increasing to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...SE wind up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 7 ft.
.MON...SE wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.

$$

PKZ352-240200-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
349 AM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 to 35 kt becoming N 30 to 45 kt after
midnight. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 23 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SUN...S wind up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 9 ft.
.MON...S wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 17 ft.

$$



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