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FZAK61 PAFC 272304
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
304 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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.

PKZ399-281345-
304 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 971 MB LOW NEAR 50N 155W WILL WEAKEN TO 979 MB NEAR 56N 152W SAT
EVENING. THIS LOW WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN TO 987 MB NEAR 57N 155W
SUN AFTERNOON. A FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHERN GULF FRI EVENING
AND REACH THE NORTHERN GULF SAT MORNING AND DISSIPATE SAT NIGHT.

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PKZ351-281345-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
304 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...E WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...S WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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PKZ352-281345-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
304 PM AKDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

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