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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
331 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 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.

PKZ399-241415-
331 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A 977 mb low near 57N 144W will move to 56N 140W at 975 mb Fri
afternoon, then to 56N 144W at 990 mb Sat afternoon. High pressure
will begin to enter the Western Gulf Fri and persist into Sat.

$$

PKZ351-241415-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
331 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...N wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.FRI...N wind 25 to 35 kt diminishing to 15 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 9 to 14 ft. Rain showers.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT...N wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind up to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.SUN...SE wind up to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.

$$

PKZ352-241415-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
331 PM AKST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 30 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 21 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 25 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.SUN...S wind 20 to 35 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...SW wind 10 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.

$$



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