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FZAK61 PAFC 280004
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 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.

PKZ399-281415-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE EXTENDING ALONG THE NORTH GULF COAST
FROM A LOW OVER THE EASTERN GULF MOVES TO THE CENTRAL GULF
TUE NIGHT AND DEVELOPS INTO A LOW WITH MULTIPLE WEAK CIRCULATION
CENTERS THROUGH WED AFTERNOON.

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PKZ351-281415-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT.

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PKZ352-281415-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
304 PM AKST MON FEB 27 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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