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FZAK61 PAFC 282320
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

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.

PKZ399-291345-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A WEAKENING FRONT ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST MOVES INLAND THROUGH
EARLY THIS EVENING. A STRONG FRONT MOVES INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF
BY FRI NIGHT AND REACHES THE NORTH GULF COAST SAT. THE ASSOCIATED
984 MB LOW WITH THIS FRONT WILL BE NEAR 52N 155W FRI
EVENING...THEN WEAKENS TO 988 MB NEAR 57N 152W SAT AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-291345-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT BECOMING E 30 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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PKZ352-291345-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
320 PM AKDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...S WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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