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FZAK61 PAFC 171230
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
330 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

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.

PKZ399-180230-
330 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 980 MB PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND LOW WILL FILL THROUGH THE DAY AND
DISSIPATE THIS AFTERNOON. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL
LINGER ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST THROUGH TUE NIGHT AND THEN
STRENGTHEN WED AND WED NIGHT AS A LOW IN THE FAR SOUTHEASTERN GULF
TRACKS INTO THE PANHANDLE.

$$

PKZ351-180230-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
330 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING WEDNESDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU...W WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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PKZ352-180230-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
330 AM AKST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND UP TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

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