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FZAK61 PAFC 271215
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
315 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 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.

PKZ399-280215-
315 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE GULF THROUGH SUN. A WEATHER FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GULF SUN AFTERNOON AND BECOME STATIONARY.

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PKZ351-280215-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
315 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING SUNDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND UP TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT. RAIN AND FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

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PKZ352-280215-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
315 AM AKST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND UP TO 15 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. RAIN AND FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

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