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FZAK61 PAFC 172258
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
258 PM AKDT THU APR 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.

PKZ399-181315-
258 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 996 MB LOW NEAR 58N 148W WILL DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES TO THE
BARREN ISLANDS THU NIGHT. A DEVELOPING PACIFIC LOW WILL TRACK
TO 53N 140W SAT AFTERNOON AT 978 MB.

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PKZ351-181315-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
258 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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PKZ352-181315-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
258 PM AKDT THU APR 17 2014

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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