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FZAK61 PAFC 202353
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
353 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 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.

PKZ399-211415-
353 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU NIGHT. A
1014 MB LOW NEAR 52N 154W THU EVENING WILL MOVE TO 55N 147W AT
1019 MB FRI AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-211415-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
353 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND UP TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH MON...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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PKZ352-211415-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
353 PM AKDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

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