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FZAK61 PAFC 162318
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
318 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 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.

PKZ399-171415-
318 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEATHER FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF MOVES TO THE NORTHERN AND
EASTERN GULF WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A DEVELOPING LOW SOUTH OF THE
ALEUTIANS MOVES TO 53N 155W AT 982 MB WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS
LOW THEN MOVES TO 58N 146W AT 977 MB THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-171415-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
318 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT BECOMING SW 10 KT BY LATE
AFTERNOON WEST OF 147W. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO NE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.THU...N TO E WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING S TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

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PKZ352-171415-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
318 PM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 20 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W OF 147W...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. RAIN.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 20 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING W WIND 15 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

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