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FZAK61 PAFC 302309
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
309 PM AKDT FRI SEP 30 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.

PKZ399-011345-
309 PM AKDT FRI SEP 30 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEATHER FRONT IN THE SOUTHWEST GULF WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL
GULF SAT AFTERNOON THEN STALL. A 1003 MB LOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR 58N
152W SAT EVENING AND MOVE TO 56N 149W LATE SUN MORNING THEN
DISSIPATE. A 1001 MB LOW AT 53N 147W LATE SAT NIGHT WILL MOVE TO
54N 144W SUN AFTERNOON AT 992 MB.

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PKZ351-011345-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
309 PM AKDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING S WIND UP TO 15 KT BY
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

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PKZ352-011345-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
309 PM AKDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...GALE WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 15 KT BECOMING SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.

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