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FZAK61 PAFC 222315
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
315 PM AKDT FRI JUL 22 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.

PKZ399-231330-
315 PM AKDT FRI JUL 22 2016
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A WEATHER FRONT PUSHES ACROSS THE GULF OF ALASKA AND SOUTHCENTRAL
ALASKA THROUGH SAT MORNING. A 998 MB LOW DEVELOPS AT 58N 148W FRI
NIGHT AND MOVES TO 58N 137W BY SUN MORNING AT 1006 MB AND THEN
DISSIPATES. A 1000 MB LOW FORMS NEAR 60N 148W SAT NIGHT AND
DISSIPATES BY SUN AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-231330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
315 PM AKDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. RAIN SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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PKZ352-231330-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
315 PM AKDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON THROUGH WED...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

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