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FZAK61 PAFC 212251
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
251 PM AKDT TUE OCT 21 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.

PKZ399-221345-
251 PM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 971 MB LOW NEAR 55N 140W MOVES TO 48N 143W AND WEAKENS TO 988 MB
THU AFTERNOON. A SECONDARY 996 MB LOW MOVES TO 53N 138W THU
AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-221345-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
251 PM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 25 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.

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PKZ352-221345-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
251 PM AKDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT S 15 TO 30 KT E OF 147W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. RAIN SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT E 15 TO 30 KT E OF 148W.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

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