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FZAK61 PAFC 180014
OFFAER

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

PKZ399-181215-
313 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 967 MB LOW NEAR 50N 150W WILL MOVE TO NEAR 56N 152W LATE THU
NIGHT AT 970 MB BEFORE MERGING WITH ANOTHER 967 MB LOW NEAR 54N
151W FRI AFTERNOON.

$$

PKZ351-181215-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W
313 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.THU...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 24 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

$$

PKZ352-181215-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W
313 PM AKST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.THU...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$








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