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FZAK61 PAFC 300015
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
315 PM AKST THU JAN 29 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.

PKZ399-301430-
315 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 1014 MB LOW NEAR 59N 149W WILL DRIFT SOUTH AND DISSIPATE FRI
MORNING. A FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF FRI NIGHT AND
SPREAD INTO THE CENTRAL GULF SAT AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-301430-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
315 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND UP TO 20 KT BECOMING E 15 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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PKZ352-301430-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
315 PM AKST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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